Jackie Hansen

Gender Rights Campaigner, Amnesty International Canada

Region(s): Global
Country of focus: Canada
Based in Ottawa, Canada

Jackie Hansen (@AI_WomenRights) is Amnesty International Canada’s Gender Rights Campaigner based in Ottawa, Canada. She covers women’s rights, LGBTI rights, and gender equality. Her work focuses on the corporate impacts of energy development in Canada on women, transgender, and non-binary individuals; addressing violence against Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people; and more broadly, ending gender-based violence in Canada.

Previously, she worked on transgender rights in Canada, ending torture, and promoting sexual and reproductive rights. For over a decade, Jackie campaigned to eliminate victim-activated weapons through the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate International Campaign to Ban Landmines and its research and monitoring initiative Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor.