Ruth Ojiambo Ochieng

Ruth Ojiambo Ochieng

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Ruth is an Independent consultant, a researcher on issues of women, peace and security, a coach and facilitator in research and documentation. She is the co-founder of the East Africa Women Regional Network for Peace Building. She is a passionately committed, self-driven and motivated human rights defender and a peace activist, whose strength lies in documentation and research, conflict resolution, building alliances, building networks, and spearheading collaborative agendas between the marginalized, the elite and the policymakers, so as to challenge injustices, prejudices, taboos, and stigma related to women survivors of violence, particularly, in situation of armed conflicts. Ruth was previously CEO of Isis- Women’s International Cross-Cultural Exchange (Isis- WICCE) currently known as Women’s International Peace Centre. During her time as CEO, she facilitated the development of different tools that enabled the establishment of effective programmes to amplify women’s voices, in an effort to influence post conflict decision making and programming. Ruth conceptualised and coordinated several studies on women’s realities in situations of armed conflicts and has been actively involved in issues of conflict resolution and peace building.

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