Anietie Ewang (2014)

Lagos , NGA
Anietie is a Staff Attorney with the Social and Economic Rights Action Center (SERAC), a Lagos-based organization focused on the promotion and protection of economic, social and cultural rights in Nigeria. In her role with SERAC, Anietie conducts legal research, documents human rights violations and litigates cases on behalf of victims of human rights violations. As a Fellow, Anietie will develop a project to create a legal framework that will regulate the practice of forced evictions in Lagos. Specifically, she aims to draft and advocate for the adoption of rights-based principles and guidelines on forced eviction. These principles and guidelines will be modeled on the United Nations Comprehensive Human Rights Guideline on Development-based Displacements.