Margarette Macaulay

Africa, America and Asia (English) Margarette Macaulay is a Women’s and Children’s Rights advocate, and an Attorney-at-Law and has been in practice from 1976 to date. She was elected as a Judge of the Inter American Court of Human Rights in June 2006 and sits on the Court in Costa Rica in ordinary sessions and in other member States in Extraordinary Sessions. Current Chairperson of Jamaica Coalition of the Rights of the Child (JCRC). She was awarded most outstanding Jamaican Scholar Award at Norman Manley Law School, 2 years after arriving in Jamaica from West Africa. She is the Chair and Member of a number of Committees of the Jamaican Bar Association, Member of the Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council, Member of a number of international women’s human rights organizations, including the Coalition for an International Criminal Court and the Women’s Gender Initiative both at the Hague. Mrs. Macaulay has presented in international, regional and national conferences and has facilitated in training sessions.

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