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Malika Saada Saar - Human Rights Lawyer

Uptown Campus

Guest Speaker: Malika Saada Saar is an American human rights lawyer who is Google's Senior Counsel on Civil and Human Rights. She lives in Washington, D.C. Saada Saar is the founder and Executive Director of Rights4Girls, a human rights organization focused on gender-based violence against young women and girls in the U.S. As a human rights lawyer and advocate, Malika led the effort to shut down Craigslist sex ads that served as the leading site for the trafficking of children for sex, ended the federal practice of shackling pregnant mothers behind bars in U.S. prisons, and successfully advocated for millions in federal funding for treatment services for at-risk families. Newsweek and the Daily Beast have named Malika as one of “150 Women Who Shake the World.”

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