Caroline Kioko is a human rights lawyer working on gender, inclusion and development. Her work focuses on human rights, gender equality and social inclusion, and social policy. An accredited professional mediator, Caroline has a keen interest in the development and application of civil, political, and social rights in Africa. She has authored several articles on sexual minority rights, feminism and women’s rights. She is co-editor of the book Challenging Patriarchy: The Role of Patriarchy in the Roll-back of Democracy, published in 2020 by Heinrich Böll Stiftung, and she has also co-edited and co-authored the book Decentralisation and Inclusion in Kenya: From Pre-colonial Times to the First Decade of Devolution, published in 2022 by Kabarak University Press.