Meghan Rhoad

Women's rights researcher, Human Rights Watch

Meghan Rhoad is the United States researcher for the Women's Rights Division at Human Rights Watch, which she joined in November 2007. She is currently researching health care for women detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Before coming to HRW, Meghan was a Women's Law & Public Policy fellow at the National Women's Law Center in Washington, D.C., where she researched federal judicial nominations and analyzed policy developments affecting the economic security of low-income women and their families. Her previous work includes international advocacy projects using the human rights framework to address issues such as reproductive health and gender discrimination in inheritance law.