Margaret Nigba

Gender, Governance | Liberia

2022 New Voices Fellow


Margaret is founder and executive director of Her Voice Liberia, which provides legal services and access to justice for marginalized and vulnerable women and girls in rural communities. During the pandemic, which led to a global rise in domestic violence, she launched a mobile legal clinic that served more than 300 women and girls in rural areas. She leads issue-based advocacies aimed at promoting a gender-based violence-free society for women and girls.She has been publicly campaigning for a comprehensive approach to justice and the rule of law to increase access to justice and fulfilment of the rights of women and children, and has already racked up several policy successes.