Kavita Naidu

International Human Rights Lawyer

Kavita is an international human rights lawyer and activist from Fiji specialising in feminist climate justice for grassroots women in all their diversity in Asia and the Pacific. Kavita is recognised as a leading voice on feminist climate demands, decolonial & feminist global green new deal and feminist participatory action research. She brings a keen analysis of the gendered impacts of the climate crisis through her published writings.

With over 15 years of experience, Kavita has worked most recently at the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (Thailand) and the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Fiji). In Australia, Kavita has previously worked for NSW Director of Public Prosecutions, private sector and volunteered with Balmain for Refugees and Oxfam Australia.

She is currently a Climate Justice Analyst at The Sunrise Project and researcher-writer with Edith Cowan University engaged on feminist participatory action research in Kiribati, Fiji and the Mekong. She serves as a Board member with Greenpeace Australia Pacific.