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Professor Sunita Toor, Non-Executive Director

Professor Sunita Toor

Non-Executive Director

Sunita is Professor of Human Rights and Gender Justice Practice at the world leading Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice, Sheffield Hallam University. She is an award-winning academic, activist and advocate who is passionate about combatting gender-based violence, advancing women & girls rights across the world and shaping justice sector reform and architecture to promote human rights for all. She is a cutting-edge thought leader who champions rights, equality, diversity, and inclusion.

Sunita's work is underpinned by a commitment to making human rights and justice accessible to the most marginalised individuals and communities in the world. 

Sunita is wonderful mentor and champion of others, and actively supports the next generation of human rights activists and academics.  

Sunita is passionate about protecting and championing human rights through fusing practice, cutting edge research and academic rigour to deliver international projects that transform lives.

Sunita is UHNM's maternity safety champion and committed to advancing the Trust's EDI agenda.