Prof Sylvia Tamale 1

Prof Sylvia Tamale is a leading African feminist lawyer and scholar based in Kampala, Uganda. She holds a Bachelor of Laws from Makerere University, a Masters in Law from Harvard Law School and a PhD in Sociology and Feminist Studies from the University of Minnesota. She is the immediate outgoing Dean of Law at Makerere University and has been a visiting professor at several academic institutions around the world. Her latest publication is African Sexualities: A Reader (Pambazuka Press, 2011). She has won several awards for defending the human rights of marginalized groups such as women, sex workers, homosexuals and refugees.


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