Dr Violet Odala

Programme Manager, Children and the Law, ACPF

Dr Violet Odala is the Manager for the Children and the Law Programme at ACPF. In this position, she oversees the implementation of research and advocacy work aimed at ensuring effective legal protection of children in Africa.

Dr Odala has previously worked with Save the Children International, ECPAT International, and as a Senior State Advocate in Malawi.  She holds a Doctor of Laws (LLD) Degree from the University of Pretoria.  A Master of Laws (LLM) Degree from the University of Minnesota, USA; a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree from the University of Nottingham, UK and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree (in Sociology), from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.