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Areas of Expertise
Area of Study: Law and Human Rights

    Ms. Christina Ruhinda is the Executive Director of the Tanzania Network of Legal Aid Providers (TANLAP), where she oversees the operations and fundraising of the organization, and acts as its spokesperson. TANLAP works to build its members’ capacities to engage with the government, create awareness around critical legal and human rights issues, and advocate for the rights of citizens, especially those that are vulnerable and marginalized. Ms. Ruhinda holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Tumaini University in Dar es Salaam, and a Master of Science degree in Leadership and Governance from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Kenya. During her fellowship year, Ms. Ruhinda plans to enhance her expertise in human rights advocacy and protection. She wants to learn how to strategically promote local human rights agendas at the international level, and explore strategies to expand access to justice and improve the rule of law in Tanzania.