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Ava Thancanamootoo
Part-Time Lecturer/Archives Officer , Government Agency
Piton, Mauritius
Humanitarian and Archives Professional combining 12 years of expertise in related fields with demonstrable interest and experience in human rights work. Fluent English and French speaker. As my career profile illustrates, I am well-prepared to meet and exceed your expectations.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
Having served as a program consultant, legal counsel, and archivist in an Educational Institute, promoting the preservation of cultural heritage, I am accustomed to working on-the-ground with a variety of organisations, vulnerable populations, and members of the public.

-Assessed program and recommended procedures to benefit protection mainstreaming. Devised extensive proposal and policy recommendations to improve domestic worker rights and protections.
-Aided and advised newly-arrived asylum-seekers to apply for asylum, as well on their new rights and responsibilities in South Africa.Administered client intake system.
-Briefed to research domestic workers' rights, assess protection needs, pinpoint potential funding sources from civil society organisations (CSOs) and trade unions, and draft proposals to win funding from government departments.
-12 years of experience working in an administrative capacity and monitoring a team of data operators. Extensive experience in Historical Archival Management.
-Finally, recently acquired teaching experience at a tertiary level on a part-time basis.

Bachelor of Arts(BA) in International Politics and Communication Science. Along with a Masters of law(LLM) in International Protection of Human Rights and Personal Freedom.
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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, French
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