Institut

für

Afrikastudien

Frau Dr. Fareda Banda

 
Einladende Institution: PD Dr. Ulrike Wanitzek, Institut für Afrika-Studien
Aufenthalt: 11. November 2006
Heimatuni: University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, London
Schwerpunkt regional: Simbabwe, Afrika
Forschungsfelder: Menschenrechte in Afrika, Frauenrechte in Afrika, Familien- und Erbrecht in Afrika human rights in Africa, women's rights in Africa, family and succession law in Africa droits de l'homme en Afrique, droits des femmes en Afrique, droit de la famille et droit successoral en Afrique
Informationen zur Person: BL Hons, LLB (Zimbabwe), DPhil (Oxon). Fareda Banda is a Professor at the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies. Her areas of interest/expertise include the human rights of women, alternative dispute resolution and family law. Following her doctorate she worked as a Research Assistant at the Law Commission of England and Wales before returning to Oxford on a two year Leverhulme Special Research Fellowship. She edits the Journal of African Law and is an Associate Editor (Africa) of the International Survey of Family Law. Her publications include a book entitled Women, Law and Human Rights: An African Perspective. She also authored a report for the UN OHCHR on Laws that Discriminate against Women.