Laura Chello represents Terre des Hommes in the She Leads Programme, a consortium that brings together child rights organisations, feminist/women’s rights organisations and girls and young women-led groups to increase sustained influence of girls and young women (GYW) on decision-making and the transformation of gender norms in formal and informal institutions.

She is responsible to support GYW in their advocacies activities at the global level, namely their engagement in International Accountability Mechanisms so that national governments uphold their human rights obligations especially in regards to girls’ rights. Laura also works on lobby and advocacy towards the United Nations and other civil society organisations, alliances and networks to advance GYW’s rights.