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Navanethem PILLAY High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations, Geneva

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1962-1966 University of Natal (BA & LLB) 1967 First woman to start a law practice in Natal Province, South Africa; Defense attorney for many anti-apartheid activists 1967-1995 Attorney and Conveyancer, High Court of South Africa 1980 Lecturer, University of KwaZulu-Natal 1982-1988 Harvard University (Masters and Doctorate juridical science) 1985 Co-founded international women's rights group Equality Now 1995 Vice-President, Council of University of Durban Westville 1995 Acting Judge, High Court of South Africa 1995-1999 Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda 1999-2003 President, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda 2003-2008 Appeals Division Judge, International Criminal Court in the Hague since 2008 High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations, Geneva