Patricia (Trish) Bartley manages the Protective Fellowship Scheme at CAHR. The fellowship scheme brings human rights defenders at risk to York for a period of three to six months. She has also collaborated on the Hub’s research on the security of defenders at risk and provided a country briefing and arranged local dialogues as part of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders country visit to Mexico.
Trish holds an MA in Applied Human Rights (University of York), PGCE in Modern Languages (University of Leeds) and a BScEcon in European Studies (University of Wales). Before joining CAHR, she worked in Ethiopia and Eritrea as an Education Advisor and prior to that was a foreign languages teacher in Spain and the UK. She is a long-term member of Amnesty UK's East and Horn Regional team with particular expertise on the situation of human rights defenders in Ethiopia and Kenya and forms part of Amnesty UK's Teacher Advisory Group.