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Minky Worden

Minky Worden

As Director of Global Initiatives for Human Rights Watch, Minky Worden develops and implements international outreach and advocacy campaigns.

She previously served as Human Rights Watch's Media Director, as an adviser to Democratic Party chairman Martin Lee in Hong Kong, and as a speechwriter at the Justice Department in Washington, DC. She is the editor of a new book on rights for women and girls globally, The Unfinished Revolution (Seven Stories 2012).

She is also the editor of China’s Great Leap (Seven Stories Press, 2008), and co-editor with Kenneth Roth of Torture (The New Press, 2005).

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