Professor Lisa Davis (they/them)

A headshot of Professor Lisa Davis

Lisa Davis is an Associate Professor of Law; Special Adviser on Gender Persecution to the International Criminal Court Prosecutor, and; Co-Director of the Human Rights & Gender Justice Clinic (formerly named International Women’s Human Rights Clinic).

Professor Davis currently serves as the Special Adviser on Gender Persecution to the International Criminal Court Prosecutor. Davis has written and reported extensively on international human rights and gender justice issues, including women’s rights and LGBTQI+ rights in conflict and disaster settings.

Lisa has testified before U.S. Congress, U.K. Parliament, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and various international human rights bodies. Lisa is also a member of the JRR-UN Women SGBV Justice Experts Roster. In 2016, Professor Davis was elected by their peers to deliver the civil society statement for the U.N. Security Council’s open debate on the use of sexual violence in conflict situations. 

Acknowledgement of country

Sydney WorldPride will take place on the lands of the Gadigal, Cammeraygal, Bidjigal, Darug, Dharawal people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Sydney Basin.

We pay our Respects to their Elders past and present. Always was Always will be Aboriginal Land.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people come from many different clans and communities across Australia & in 2023 will come together as one, to celebrate with our global LGBTQIA+ community.