Vicky Karimi

Vicky is a peace and security fellow of the African Leadership Centre/King’s College, London (2009/10). She is a human rights lawyer whose work focuses on security and justice. She has over 12 years’ experience working on issues of women's rights in situations of armed conflict, funding, addressing sexual and gender-based violence as well as enhancing legal frameworks. Vicky has an LLB from the University of Nairobi and an LLM in International Legal Studies from Georgetown University under the Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa (LAWA) program. Her thesis focused on enhancing the prosecution of sexual violence under international criminal law. Her research interests include peacebuilding, security and justice.
Research Interests

  • Peace building and transitional justice
  • Security sector governance
  • International law and human rights
  • Funding for women's organizing

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