Nesha Abiraj

Nesha Abiraj is an international human rights lawyer. She became the first Trinidadian to be awarded the Schuette fellowship in Global Health and Human Rights which she successfully completed at Human Rights Watch. She was also the first Trinidadian to be awarded the Citation of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for her tireless work to protect the children of the Commonwealth from early, forced and child marriages. Nesha works on a variety of human rights issues. She is an advocate for ending harmful practices against women and children, infectious diseases law and policy and climate change.