Prof. (Mrs) ANYOGU FELICIA AZUOMA, Ph. D

Dr. (Mrs) Felicia Anyogu is the Chair, Board of Directors of AFRILAW. She is a Professor of Law with Ph.D in Women and Minority Rights Law at the Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State.

She has many years of professional experiences in law teaching, researching and consultancy in the areas of International Human Rights Law, women and minority rights law, Law of Equity and Trust, Constitutional Law, Banking and Insurance Law, and Law of Advocacy. She is the author of the law Book ‘Access to Justice in Nigeria: A Gender Perspective.

She consulted and worked as a member of team of consultants for the development of draft curriculum for the teaching of Health Law in Nigerian Universities, commissioned by WACOL and funded by McArthur Foundations (2007); a Member of the team for the harmonization and validation of the Analytical study on Identification of Gender Discriminatory provisions and gender equality gaps in the National laws of ECOWAS member States (2009); a Member of team of consultants for the Baseline Study of the level of compliance with the Anambra Administration of Criminal Justice Law 2010 conducted on behalf of LEDAP (Legal, Defence and Assistance Project) for the “Justice for all” programme of the British Council funded by DFID (November, 2013 – January 2014); and the Coordinator, Enugu Access to Justice for Indigent Women Project. A one year project granted to six star FIDA States of which Enugu State branch of FIDA was one, and funded by the French Embassy under the umbrella of its Social Development Fund (October 2014 to September 2015).

She was formerly the Regional treasurer – Federation of University Women in Africa:  An Affiliate of International Federation of University Women (2011-2013),            Secretary of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Enugu State Branch (2012-2015), and presently the Vice President National Association of University Women (NAUW) UniZik Chapter, and the Chairperson, International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Enugu State Branch (2015 to date).