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About Jerry Locula

Jerry Locula hails from the West African State of Liberia, and is a peace, human rights and social justice activist, former Human Rights Officer of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan. His nearly six years of work in South Sudan was primarily monitoring and documenting war crimes and crimes against humanity and advocating for the rule of law. Jerry’s technical expertise assisted South Sudan Central Equatoria State’s Assembly to enact "Girl Child Education Art" consequently guaranteeing the rights to girls to education in that country. Jerry worked with the Independent National Commission on Human Rights of the Republic of Liberia as Director for the Department of Monitoring, Complaints and Investigation. He also worked with the Trauma Healing and Reconciliation Programme of the Lutheran Church in Liberia as Human Rights and Governance Officer. Currently, Jerry is Founder and CEO of the Locula Foundation; a nonprofit organization he has set up in Liberia to promote social justice, human rights and empower communities in Liberia. Jerry holds Master's in International Law and Human Rights from the United Nations University for Peace in Costa Rica.