Nelly Ali is a Ph.D. student focused on international childhood studies at Birkbeck, University of London. She lectures at universities in the U.K. and Germany on children’s rights, social studies of childhood, and human rights research. She holds an LL.M. in human rights and is a volunteer project and implementation manager for Hope Village Society. Ms. Ali is also an activist for children’s rights and is a member of the Egyptian Coalition on Children’s Rights.