Afua Hirsch is a journalist, barrister and human rights development worker. Born in Stavanger, Norway to Ghanaian and British parents, she grew up in England. She is a correspondent for the British newspaper The Guardian. She has lived in England and Senegal, and serves as The Guardian's West Africa correspondent.
Hirsch has worked in international development, law and journalism. She began working as a lawyer in criminal defence, public and international law. She then became a legal correspondent for The Guardian.
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