Rebecca was Chief Executive of the human rights in childbirth charity Birthrights and a media spokesperson on reproductive rights and birth related issues. Rebecca is a recognised birth doula, offering support to birthing women and their families in London and East Kent. She was nominated for Doula of the Year 2014. Her experiences have led her to blogging and freelance journalism on related topics and her short book, All That Matters: Women’s Rights in Childbirth is published by the Guardian.
Before entering the childbirth world she completed a Masters degree in War Studies with a focus on human rights issues. She has worked in the charity and NGO sector, most recently at Human Rights Watch. She has two children.