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Laura Baron-Mendoza

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Human Rights Officer

Laura Baron-Mendoza supports MADRE's advocacy strategies for grassroots women’s organizations in Latin America. Her work at MADRE focuses primarily on accountability for gender and racial persecution, and documentation of gender-based crimes. Prior to MADRE, Laura worked with governmental institutions and international cooperation in Colombia focusing on peacebuilding, conflict resolution and the implementation of the gender perspective of the Colombian Peace Agreement with the FARC-EP after its signing in 2016. She is a lawyer and holds a Master in International Humanitarian Law and Human rights from the Geneva Academy. Currently, she is a PhD candidate at McGill University.