Sonja Bornman

Board member

Sanja Bornman is the managing attorney of the Lawyers for Human Rights Gender Equality Programme. Sanja conducts constitutional and impact litigation in the areas of gender-based violence and gender equality and advocates for policy and law reform. She holds an LLB and an LLM in human rights and has 10 years of high-level advocacy and litigation experience in the NGO sector serving women and girls, and LGBTIQ+ communities. She has serves on the steering committee of the South African civil society Hate Crimes Working Group from February 2015 (as chair until April 2018) and serves on the board of the South African Federation for Mental Health.