Adviser on Women's Rights and Gender Section, OHCHR
Caroline Ouaffo Wafang is Adviser on Women's Rights within the Women Rights and Gender Section of the High Commissioner's Office of Human Rights (OHCHR) in Geneva. Prior to joining OHCHR Geneva she was Regional Gender Adviser for West Africa OHCHR based in Senegal, where she interalia worked on violence against women, including harmful practices, and other issues pertaining to gender and peace education.
She also worked for several years as Human Rights and Protection of Civilians Officer in different conflict and post conflict contexts, including in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote d'Ivoire and Togo. Ms Caroline Ouaffo Wafang has combined qualifications in Law, International Relations and Human Rights.