Dr. Monica Magoke-Mhoja is the Tanzania Program Country Director at Landesa which works to secure land rights for poorest men and women especially in rural areas. She holds a PhD on human rights law from the University of Edinburgh and Master of Laws from The Georgetown Law Center–Washington DC; LLM & LLB from University of DSM. She has more than 25 years of experience in managing and leading women’s and children’s rights programs on gender-based violence, land related matters at both national, regional (i.e., WiLDAF) and international level such as UNIFEM.
She is a recipient of the ‘2003 International Human Rights Award’ on significant contribution to human rights, rule of law and access to justice (by the American Bar Association, Litigation section).
Monica Mhoja will speak at the World Justice Forum's Plenary Session #5: Commitments from Diverse Stakeholders in Justice. She will give remarks and share about the Global Women’s Land Rights Campaign – “Stand for Her Land Campaign”: Bridging the gap between law and practice. She is part of the leadership of the National Campaign in Tanzania.