Dr Helen Durham

Number of articles written: 2 articles

Dr Helen Durham

Number of articles written: 2 articles

Helen Durham has been Director of International Law and Policy at the ICRC since 2014. She has over 20 years experience in the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Helen has been a Legal Adviser to the ICRC Delegation of the Pacific; Head of Office for ICRC Australia and in various roles with Australian Red Cross including Director of International Law and Strategy and National Manager of IHL. Helen has a PhD in IHL and international criminal law, is a Senior Fellow at Melbourne Law School and worked as the Director of Research at the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law. She has done missions in the field with ICRC including Myanmar, Aceh, the Philippines and has been involved in international legal negotiations in New York, Rome and Geneva.

Published articles

article IRRC No. 894

Editorial: Sexual violence in armed conflict: From breaking the silence to breaking the cycle

article IRRC No. 877

The dialogue of difference: gender perspectives on international humanitarian law