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Class 9 (2010-2012)

Roselyn Vusia, Uganda

Duke University – Master in International Development Policy

Roselyn received a law degree from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. She is currently working as the Program Coordinator with the Action Group for Health Human Rights and HIV/AIDS (AGHA) Uganda, a non-governmental organization in Uganda advocating for the health rights of all Ugandans. For the past two years, Roselyn has organized advocacy campaigns around health issues in Uganda, including transparency and accountability in the health sector, monitoring health rights violations, conducting research and producing reports for advocacy purposes. Prior to her advocacy work at AGHA, she worked as a Legal Assistant at the Special Court for Sierra Leone in the AFRC Appeal Case for the Brima Defense team where she was engaged in legal research and analysis. Roselyn also interned with the Uganda Human Rights Commission. Roselyn’s main interest is in international Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, specifically International Criminal Law and the Right to Health. She hopes to continue her work in conflict zones to address Sexual and Reproductive Health issues and/or criminal justice issues.