Tlaleng Mofokeng

UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, Commissioner at the Commission for Gender Equality
About

Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng is the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, a Commissioner at the Commission for Gender Equality, a medical doctor and a Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) expert. Dr. Mofokeng has expertise in clinical services, comprehensive sexuality education, training and facilitation, and content production.

Amongst others, she has global advocacy experience at the UN Human Rights Council, UN Commission for Population Development and the United States Senate. She is a board member of several initiatives including the Safe Abortion Action Fund and the Global Advisory Board for Sexual Health and Wellbeing, Sex worker Education Advocacy Taskforce, Soul City  Institute for Social Justice. She is also involved in medical training at the Global Doctor’s Choice and Global Health Strategies. She holds a Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medicine from the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Durban.