Amanda Dale

Amanda DaleDr. Amanda Dale is the Director of FAFIA-AFAI, the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action. FAFIA is an alliance of women's organizations at the national, provincial, territorial, and local levels. FAFIA's mandate is to advance women’s equality in Canada by working for the full implementation of the international human rights treaties and agreements that Canada has ratified. Best known for her tenure as the Executive Director of the Barbra Schlifer Clinic, Amanda Dale is an international human rights scholar and activist, with a specialization in women's human rights. She is a recognized spokesperson and expert in women’s rights and violence against women. Amanda has over 30 years’ experience working in international, multicultural, urban, and remote contexts. She is the co-Chair of the Board at Inter Pares, and the advisory board of the Canadian Centre for Legal Innovation in Sexual Assault Response (CCLISAR). Amanda holds a PhD form Osgoode Hall Law School, a Masters in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford where she won the Morris Law Prize; a Masters in Social and Political Thought from the University of Sussex (with Distinction); a Bachelors form the University of Toronto (with Distinction) and is the 2013 recipient of the YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for Social Justice. Amanda is a 2019 Post-Doctoral Fellow at Osgoode Hall Law School, focussing on women’s intersecting international human rights within the Canadian equality law context. She has published in the areas of social action, equality law, women’s international human rights, and sexual assault investigation reform.