Natasha Balendra is a Visiting Doctoral Researcher working in both the Hauser Global Law School Program and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice. Natasha's academic work focuses primarily on international human rights law. She is currently reading for a D.Phil. degree at the University of Oxford where she is a Clarendon Scholar. Her research involves an examination of the extent to which a state's international human rights obligations apply to its extra-territorial activities. Natasha holds an LL.B. from Kings College London, an M.Phil. from the University of Cambridge and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School. Natasha has worked as a consultant to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, practiced law both in Sri Lanka and New York and taught at the School of Law at Kings College London.
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