Abby Ryan is a human rights advocate who has worked in international institutions, government departments and across a number of civil society organisations. Having completed her LL.M. in Globalisation and Law (specialising in Human Rights), Abby went on to work in the International Criminal Court and the Department of Foreign Affairs as a Gender and Human Rights Desk Officer. She has worked for several migrant focused organisations as a case worker, including Doras Luimni and Rainbow Migration in the UK. Most recently Abby has been the Coordinator for the Irish Consortium on Gender Based Violence, a membership based organisation working on GBV in developing and humanitarian contexts.