Osai Ojigho is the Deputy Executive Director at Alliances for Africa (AfA), where she coordinates the Gender Justice in Africa initiative and works to ensure access to justice, gender equality, and the effective application of international and regional human rights treaties through capacity building, advocacy, strategic litigation, and community mobilization. After a brief stint as an intern with the International Criminal Court in The Hague, she has pursued a career in development, human rights advocacy, and international justice. She recently completed a human rights observation mission in Mali with the African Union Mission in Mali and the Sahel. She is a life member of the Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU) and a member of the West African Women Elections Observation (WAWEO) team. She is also a consulting editor with openGlobalRights and a vocal contributor at World Pulse. She has traveled widely, particularly in Africa, and has published articles in the Agenda, Commonwealth Law Bulletin, African Regional Forum Newsletter of the IBA, Our Rights, Pambazuka, and Violence is Not Our Culture.
Ojigho holds a law degree from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and a Master's in law from the University of Wolverhampton, UK. Follow her on Twitter @livingtruely.