Breakthrough - The Future is Gender Equality.

Shen Narayanasamy

GetUp!'s Human Rights Campaign Director

Shen Narayanasamy



Powerful campaigning community GetUp!, gives everyday Australians the chance to make extraordinary impact – online, across the airwaves, and in the streets. By combining the sheer power of a million members, movement partners and a central team of expert strategists, we do what it takes to get things done.

Shen leads the No Business in Abuse campaign, which targets corporate involvement in mandatory detention of asylum seekers, and #LetThemStay, which aims to prevent the deportation of hundreds of asylum seekers to Nauru.

Shen has a background in human rights law and advocating working in Australia and across the Asia Pacific on issues of economic justice and land rights. Shen was the Economic Justice Advocacy Coordinator with Oxfam in 2010, after working as a lawyer at Norton Rose Fullbright. Shen recently appeared on ABC’s Q&A program in an episode focusing on Australia’s refugee policy.

Hear Shen speak in the Women Without Borders Break Out session, as part of Our Common Cause — Equality.