Mausi Segun is the Africa director at Human Rights, where she has worked since 2013. Segun has conducted numerous field investigations and written extensively about rights violations in Nigeria. Before Human Rights Watch, she worked with Nigeria’s National Human Rights Commission where, as southwest zonal coordinator, she worked to document and promote human rights in six southwest states. Prior to joining the Commission, she worked as a senior legal officer with the federal ministry of justice.
Segun has a bachelor of law degree from Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria and a Masters in Human Rights Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She is based in Nigeria.