Consultant & Researcher at the
Intersection of Technology and Human Rights

Afef Abrougui

I provide consultancy & research services on the different aspects technology impacts and interferes with fundamental rights and freedoms.

About me

I have more than eight years of experience in the digital rights field. I  have a proven track record of completing research projects, conducting consultancies, drafting in-depth articles and research papers, and writing successful proposals on the topic.  


Research and Analysis

In-depth research, reports, papers and legal analysis on technology’s intersection with fundamental rights and freedoms.


UX Research

Research to support the design & development of human rights-centered ICT products and services.



Expert guidance and advice for the nonprofit and private sectors on the protection of human rights in the digital space.


Writing and Editing

Proposal writing and in-depth reporting at the intersection of technology and human rights.

Workshops and Training Materials

Leading workshops and developing educational materials on digital rights for a range of clients.


A selection of projects I completed or contributed to: 

Areas of Expertise

My educational background and work experience equipped me with expertise in a number of areas at the intersection of technology and human rights, including the human rights implications of network shutdowns and platforms’ content moderation policies and practices. Find out more about my areas of of expertise: 


Network shutdowns


Technology And Democracy


Commercial Content Moderation

Previous & Current clients