Jacqueline Villalobos Chávez
Dr. Jacqueline Villalobos Chávez, Lawyer
Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Born and raised in La Paz – Bolivia, South America, Dr. Jacqueline Villalobos studied Juridical and Political Sciences in the UMSA – Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, and graduated with honours in 1986. She also studied Foreign Affairs and Diplomacy at the Diplomatic Academy of Bolivia in 1995-1996, and earned a Magister Scienciarum Degree. She studied Advanced Leadership in Haggai Institute, Singapore, 1999, and Theology in ATCEM Asia Theological Centre for Evangelism and Missions, Singapore and MTI- Ministry Training Institute, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. From 1986 she has worked as a lawyer with specialization in Human Rights, Constitutional and Civil Rights and Bioethics.
She is an experienced legal advisor dealing first and foremost with the legal problems in these areas, with a law firm of her own specialized in complex civil and criminal litigation. She worked with International Cooperation Agencies and was in charge of projecting laws and implementing them for the Bolivian government. She is a lecturer in several conferences and seminars addressing challenging topics on Human Rights, Religious Freedom, Human Dignity and Ethics in this new millennium, with many publications in journals and magazines. Now she is a collaborator for GFMER, an organization that aims to contribute to a meaningful inclusion of human rights in sexual a reproductive health issues.