Daisy Nabasitu is a Humphrey H. Hubert fellow at the American University Washington College of Law. Her current scholarship focuses on the protection of children and women against sexual abuse in Uganda.
Daisy holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law and Public Policy at University College Cork (2017). She is an ICSA graduate, completed her LLB (Hons) at Makerere University Kampala – Uganda and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Kampala (Uganda).
Daisy is the Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) in Uganda. She has served as a prosecutor for over 16 years, working as a human rights advocate through the promotion of rights for women and children. She specializes in prosecuting Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and trafficking in persons cases. She published “Examining Measures Facilitating Participation of Female Child Victims in the Prosecution of Sexual Abuse Cases in Uganda’s Criminal Justice System” in the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights Working Paper (series No.8). Daisy is currently researching legal responses in addressing Uganda’s domestic migrant women workers’ protection.