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Dr. Yaiza Janssens

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Dr. Yaiza Janssens' Bio

Yaiza Janssens is an associated postdoctoral research fellow at the Human Rights Centre at Ghent University.

Prior to holding this position, she was an assistant at the faculty of Law and Criminology at Ghent University and PhD fellow.

She promoted to doctor in law on “Sexist street harrasment and the law in Belgium: legal assumptions and lived realities”, on 18 September 2018 at the Faculty of Law and Criminology of the Ghent University.

Dr. Yaiza Janssens' Publications

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Dr. Yaiza Janssens' Professional Positions

  • Associate Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Human Rights Center of Ghent University (2018 – present)
  • Academic assistant / Ph.D. student, Ghent University, Department of European, Public and International Law and Human Rights Centre (2011–2017)

Dr. Yaiza Janssens' Education

University degrees

  • Doctor in Law, Ghent University, Belgium (2018)
  • Advanced Master in International Relations and Diplomacy, University of Antwerp, Belgium, 2011.
  • Master in Law, Ghent University, Belgium, 2010.
  • Bachelor in Law, Ghent University, Belgium, 2008.

Additional (inter)national (human rights) courses taken

  • Summer Course ‘Gender Equality in the Nordic Countries’, University of Oslo , Norway, 23 June – 4 August 2012.

Dr. Yaiza Janssens' Sideline activities

Dr. Yaiza Janssens' work details
  • Postal Address: Ghent University, Campus Aula, Human Rights Centre, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Dr. Yaiza Janssens' expertise
  • Gender and the Law
  • Feminist Legal Theory
  • Women’s Rights
  • Gender and Human Rights


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