Doo Aphane (LLM) is the founder and Director of Women for Women Development Consultancy specialising in Law, Gender and Development. She is the founding National Coordinator of Women and Law for the Southern Africa Trust (Swaziland) where she conducted and supervised action research in different family law areas, leading to several co-authored publications. She is also a the founding officer of the Legal Aid Clinic of the Council of Swaziland Churches. Doo has also served as Regional Coordinator for Women’s Legal Rights Initiative Project, where she was responsible for six Southern African Countries; the deputy chair of the Central Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) of the Global Fund, where she represented civil society and; the chairperson of the gender consortium of non-governmental organisations under the auspices of Coordinating Assembly of Non-Governmental Organisations (CANGO). She participated in processes leading to the drafting of the SADC Gender and Development Declaration and the upgrading of the same into a Protocol. She was SADC HIV and AIDS Technical Advisory Committee member from 2007 to 2012 and was a Regional Task Force Committee member of Invigorating the Women’s Movement in Southern Africa. The Task Force commissioned the study on the Assessment of the Vibrancy of the Women’s Movement in Southern Africa. In addition, Doo is a member of the African Feminist forum and Women Inheritance Now Network and is currently serving as board member of Swaziland Young Women’s Network and The AIDS Information and Support Centre (TASC).