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Jane has been the Head of Legal Aid and Outreach at the Tanzanian Women’s Legal Aid Centre (WLAC) since 1996. In her work, Jane uses a participatory approach to protecting the rights of women in Tanzania; she advocates for gender-sensitive laws and raises public awareness and levels of education around human rights issues.

One of WLAC’s current projects focuses on training refugee women as paralegals, to ensure that they fully understand and can advocate for their legal rights.