Ameonu Dorcas

Dorcas Ameonu | Accra, Ghana

 Bachelor of Arts (Economics major) University of Ghana , Legon -Ghana. Bachelor of Laws, University of Ghana, Legon-Ghana

Previous experience

After obtaining my Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and my Bachelor of Laws, I worked as a Research Assistant to the Tax Law, Policy and Practice (LLM & MA) program of the University of Ghana School of Law. Other works include conducting research within diverse areas of law. Notable among them being assessing the impact of the Government of Ghana’s decision to close tollbooths on persons living with disability in Ghana and writing legal opinions on issues centred on international trade and investment law, international human rights law , contract law and public policy.

Additionally, as the Overall Best Oralist for the African Human Rights Moot Court in 2021 at Stellenbosch University, I serve as a moot court Coach to the University of Ghana School of Law Moot Court Team on international competitions.

I also serve as a Tutor for Generation Global, the Tony Blair’s Institute global citizenship program for teenagers and young adults.

Academic fields of interest:

  • Socio-Economic Justice in Africa
  • Women’s Rights
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Transitional Modes of Democratisation in Africa

Position prior to the programme

Research Assistant at the University of Ghana School of Law



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