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Tutsirai P Makuvachuma (Ms): BA, PDIS- Rhodes University, LLB- University of Pretoria: Public Prosecutor, Kadoma Magistrate's Court

 

Tutsirai Makuvachuma is a young lawyer who has a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Theory and Political Science, a Postgraduate Diploma in International Studies from Rhodes University, and a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from the University of Pretoria. In addition she has a certificate in Advanced Human Rights Course on Indigenous People's Rights in Africa.

Tutsirai is currently employed as a Public Prosecutor at Kadoma Magistrates Court, promoting human rights and freedoms, and access to the proper administration of justice on behalf of the State. In the line of her work she is also responsible for the prosecution of criminal cases involving poaching, protection of wildlife and stock theft. This is inextricably linked to prevention of cruelty to animals, unlawful hunting of wildlife and the preservation and conversation, especially endangered species.

Tutsirai is passionate about advocacy - human rights and environmental law in particular. Having studied Environmental Law, she has vast knowledge concerning animal welfare, environmental constitutionalism and the administration and implementation of environmental law. She is also well versed with national, regional and international legal frameworks that deal with animal welfare and protecting the environment. Furthermore, she also has a background in the NGO sector as being the head of the Human and Environmental Rights Department teaching with young people in high schools about Sustainable Development Goals.

Tutsirai loves animals and has two Boerboels named Marley and Mufasa. She is on the Board of Trustees as part of the legal team.

 

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