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Lucinda Van Den Heever

Leaders Africa 2019


South Africa



Lucinda van den Heever is a Senior Researcher at Accountability International, a human rights, research, and advocacy think tank that works to improve accountability to the most marginalized populations. Lucinda is passionate about gender and sexuality, particularly working on matters related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression on African continent. She believes in a world where everyone should be free of violence, stigma, and discrimination and have the freedom to choose and be able to live their lives with dignity and respect.