Wendy Isaack (B. Proc., LLM), is a feminist lawyer with over 12 years of professional experience in the public sector, in the substantive areas of sexual orientation and gender identity issues and women’s human rights more generally. She has worked for major public interest litigation organisations in South Africa, including the Legal Resources Centre and most recently as an attorney in the Business and Human Rights Programme at the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS). Prior to joining CALS, she worked for three years as a Human Rights Specialist for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women HQ) in New York, focusing primarily on the protection of women’s human rights in conflict and post-conflict contexts, as well as providing technical support for intergovernmental processes in New York and Geneva. In addition to her work at the United Nations, she worked as Manager of the Legal Services and Advocacy Programme at People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA), a women’s human rights organisation which provides support to women survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Wendy is currently completing her Mid-Career Masters in Public Administration as a Mason Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge. Her expertise is in international humanitarian law and policy, as well as the law of occupation.