About Madeleine Rees
Madeleine Rees is Secretary General of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom ( WILPF). She worked as a lawyer on behalf of the Commission for Racial Equality and the Equal Opportunities Commission, bringing cases to the European Court of Human Rights and The European Court in Luxembourg. In 1998 she began working as the chief of the OHCHR in Bosnia - Herzegovina. From 2006 to 2010 she was the head of the gender unit for the OHCHR.