Mané Mbaye

Lawyer with a Master 2 (DEA) in Health and Environmental Law and a certificate in project management and creation. These degrees have enabled her to work with several non-governmental organizations. She began her career at Family Health International, FHI 360 Senegal as a project assistant. Mané then held the same position at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights/Regional Office for West Africa (OHCHR/WARO). An active member of the Association des Juristes Sénégalaises (AJS) since 2013, working for the promotion and protection of human rights, particularly those of women and children, Mané has performed various tasks within the association, from legal advisor in one of its reception and listening centers, to managing three major projects within the organization in the areas of advocacy, lobbying, and the reduction of gender-based violence involving adolescents and youth, especially girls.

For two years, she also chaired a platform called Right Here Right Now (RHRN) Senegal, an advocacy and capacity building program for the respect and guarantee of the sexual and reproductive rights of adolescents and young people that brought together ten (10) Senegalese civil society organizations.