4th Global Conference

16-19 May 2016 • Copenhagen, Denmark

4th Global Conference

16-19 May 2016 • Copenhagen, Denmark

Melissa Upreti

Melissa Upreti is a South Asian human rights lawyer and founding attorney of the Center’s Asia program. Since 2000, she has led the development and implementation of the Center’s legal strategies in Asia which have included groundbreaking fact-finding missions, pioneering capacity building initiatives and landmark strategic litigation. Melissa has engaged extensively with national, regional and international mechanisms to promote legal accountably for violations of women’s and girls’ reproductive rights and an end to child marriage in South Asia.