Black Excellence! Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng Appointed as Special Rapporteur By UNHRC. Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng has become the first African black woman to be appointed as Special Rapporteur by United Nations Human Rights Council. Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng will serve for a term of three years and can be renewable for another 3.
Dr T. Mofokeng has many feathers on her cap, including being a Commissioner at the Commission for Gender Equality. The author, media personality and sex educator is also a medical doctor running her own private Reproductive clinic in Johannesburg.
“Part of my role is being an advisor to the UN. It will involve country visits in instances where there may be allegations of human rights violations in different member states,’ Dr Mofokeng said in an interview with ENCA.
“The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health: Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng, Qwa-Qwa, RSA,” she announced the great news on Instagram.
In the past Dr T. Mofokeng has collaborated with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Envoy of the Secretary-General on Youth, the Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) on health-related human rights matters in South Africa