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Jacqueline Moudeina is a prominent human rights activist and one of Chad’s first female lawyers. She was one of the lawyers involved in the international case against former dictator Hissène Habré. Her work has endangered her life, including a 2001 grenade attack that required 15 months of medical treatment in Paris.  Moudeina is also a member of the Chadian Association for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights, where she provides free legal advice and human rights awareness training. She has also earned numerous international accolades, including the 2002 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders.