Team

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Prevention Coordinator
Prevention Coordinator

@paulamsr

Paula is a gender and human rights defender, with over 7 years of experience, she has worked with several NGOs, United Nations and International Cooperation Agencies. Currently, she is the prevention coordinator at ARTICLE 19 Mexico and Central America, she also manages the Red Rompe el Miedo (RRM) (break the fear network).

Paula is committed to the recognition and protection of Human Rights and personally committed to defend and protect the freedom of expression, tackle gender violence and to break the social, political and economic barriers facing vulnerable groups, especially women, journalists, migrants and refugees.

Senior Campaigner
Senior Campaigner

Barbara Dockalova

Barbara Dockalova

Barbara is responsible for leading the strategic development, management, design, coordination, and delivery of Article19 global campaigns.  In addition, she provides support and guidance to regional offices to ensure effective external mobilisation in line with Article19 Expression Agenda.

Barbara has a Masters Degree in Science and Business. Over the past 12 years, she has been campaigning with human rights organisations in Asia, Africa and Latin America to influence policies and practice that protects the rights of older people, rights to sexual reproductive health and secure gender equality.

Project Coordinator

Debbie is the project coordinator for PROTECT a consortium programme

AAT qualified accountant with over 20 years experiences in the private sector, NGO and INGO’s.

She has an BSc 2:1 from Birkbeck University and an MSc Gender (Research) from The London School of Economics where her focus was the disavow of the Black Bisexual body.

Before joining ARTICLE 19 in 2011, she volunteered in the Educational Team  at Plan International and designed lesson plan for Primary and Secondary schools on Forced Marriage and Bullying

Senior Programme Officer
Senior Programme Officer

Muthuri is responsible for ensuring that ARTICLE 19 plays a crucial role in promoting enabling environment for people’s participation in shaping their societies in the Eastern Africa region. Prior to joining ARTICLE 19 he worked at African Prisons Project where he led the delivery of the Charity’s strategic legal aid initiative around it’s drop in Legal Advice clinics in Kenya and Uganda. Muthuri has also worked with refugees and sexual & gender minorities. His academic background is in Law and Project Planning & Management.

Law and Policy Programme Assistant

Ellie McDonald

Ellie McDonald

Ellie supports the day-to-day running of the Law and Policy programme at ARTICLE 19, including through contributing to project implementation and to legal, policy and research outputs.
Prior to joining ARTICLE 19, Ellie worked in policy coordination for an alliance of children’s rights charities in the UK. Ellie has also worked in campaigning and communications for a leading UK anti-slavery charity, and for a coalition of international development organizations.
Ellie holds a BA (First Class) in History from University College London (UCL). She is about to complete an MA in Understanding and Securing Human Rights at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, where she was the recipient of the Coffin Fund for Promising Students Studentship.
Internet of Rights Fellow

Samat Galimov

Samat Galimov

Samat is a former Chief Technology Officer at Meduza, a prominent independent news outlet. His team experienced internet censorship first hand and successfully fought it using technical means in Kazakhstan. Now, he advocates for technology better suited to withstand internet censorship in Russia and in the world. His current focuses include technologies such as eSNI, DoH, HTTP/3 protocols, large IT companies’ cooperation with governments on censorship initiatives, and internet censorship legislation.

Internet of Rights Fellow
Internet of Rights Fellow

John Gbadamosi

John Gbadamosi

John Gbadamosi from Nigeria is a core member of Media Rights Agenda’s (MRA) digital rights department.  He is involved in advocacy, project conception, planning, implementation and reporting in MRA’s mandate areas especially in digital rights and freedoms. John who started his fellowship in April 2019 will be examining the regulatory guidelines for deployment of broadband services in Nigeria in the course of the IoR fellowship.

Internet of Rights Fellow
Internet of Rights Fellow

Yosr Jouini

Yosr Jouini

Yosr Jouini is a software engineer from Tunis, Tunisia. Her work focuses on artificial intelligence (AI) and the ethical concerns of algorithmic decision-making. Previously, she was a fellow of both the African School on Internet Governance and the Middle East and Adjoining Countries School on Internet Governance. As a first year Internet of Rights fellow who began in April 2019, she will conduct research on technical solutions and standards for an ethical AI and focus on AI development in the Middle East and Africa.