Nejma Sayeh [she/her]

Policy & Advocacy Officer

Nejma Sayeh [she/her]

Nejma is joining the Policy and Advocacy team to support the implementation of the Network’s advocacy strategy. Along with the Policy and Advocacy coordinator and the Policy and Advocacy Assistant she is in charge of liaising with different stakeholders to advocate for the implementation of European and International commitments to end FGM.

She first joined the End FGM European Network in 2022. As the previous policy and advocacy assistant Nejma supported the Network’s advocacy activities at the EU and international levels and participated in the organisation of the European Week of Action for Girls. She then joined the International Planned Parenthood Federation as their Advocacy and Communication Assistant where she was advocating among other things for better funding for sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality and youth empowerment in the EU’s external actions.

Nejma holds a bachelor’s degree in European and International law from the University of Lille and graduated with a master’s degree in public international law from Aix Marseille University. During her studies she specialised in International Human Rights law and gained expertise in feminist and decolonial approaches to international law.

Nejma speaks French, English, Moroccan and Tunisian Arabic, has a good level of Spanish and is learning Chinese.