Urmila Bhoola


Urmila Bhoola is a former United Nations Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery.

She currently works as a senior attorney in South Africa’s Supreme Court, and serves as an advisor on a project for the Danish Institute for Human Rights. Previously, she has been the executive director of International Women’s Rights Action Watch for Asia, and has served as an advisor for organizations such as the International Labour Organization (ILO), Terre des Hommes, Lawyers for Human Rights, and the Australian government, among others. Urmila is from South Africa.