In October 2013 Trish Hiddleston joined the Department of Social Policy as a doctoral student. The email address below is current, but this page is no longer being updated.
Trish Hiddleston has worked in human rights and child protection as a researcher and practitioner for most of her career in the UK and internationally with a number of publications to her name.
She has worked with a range of NGOs - including Human Rights Watch (Rwanda, 1996-1999), Amnesty International (Sierra Leone, 2000) and the Women’s Commission(Burundi, 2000-1) - as well as UN organizations - including for UNICEF where she served as Chief of their Child Protection Programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo (2002-2005) and later as their Regional Advisor for Child Protection and Head of their Child and Adolescent Protection and Development Cluster in the Middle East and North Africa (2005-2009). Until the end of March 2012, she was the Senior Advisor on Child Protection to the UN Support Mission in Libya. Over the past two years she has been working increasingly on child protection systems and her research during her Visiting Fellowship at LSE will be focusing on child protection systems in emergency situations (conflict and natural disaster).
Born in Zambia, she holds degrees in Sociology and Social Administration from the University of Southampton, UK (1982), in Law from the University of Edinburgh, UK (1986) and a Masters in Public Policy from Princeton University, USA (2000).