Ms. Kristen Hope-Burchill

Justice Advisor, Terre Des Hommes

Kristen Hope is Research and Advocacy Advisor in the Juvenile Justice Programme of Terre des Hommes Foundation (www.tdh.ch). Hope-Burchill holds a  a Bachelor of Arts in Arabic and Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and a Masters of Science in International Development Management,. At Terre des Hommes, she works to transform the principles of participation and empowerment into practice by using action-oriented research and participatory approaches to develop programmes that prevent and respond to violence and increase children’s access to justice, whereby both adults and children become active in their own protection. 

Kristen has over 15 years’ experience working with children to help them express their voices, half of which have focused on vulnerable and marginalized groups in the Middle East and North Africa including refugees and ethnic minorities. Her areas of expertise include research methods; community-based mechanisms for child protection, diversion and alternatives to detention; and customary justice systems.

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