Laura Chello represents Terre des Hommes in the Girls Advocacy Alliance, a strategic partnership on global lobby and advocacy to address the two interrelated issues of gender-based violence and economic exclusion of girls and young women around the world, with a special focus on Kenya, Uganda and the Philippines.

This includes engaging with international human rights monitoring and accountability mechanisms to ensure that national governments uphold their human rights obligations, as well as arranging and leading capacity-building training for civil society organisations. Laura also works on advocacy towards the United Nations and other civil society organisations, alliances and networks to advance children’s rights.