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Reem Wael Mahmoud Mohamed

MA International Human Right Law (American University in Cairo), MPhil Development Studies (Cambridge), BA Sociology (American University in Cairo)


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Reem Wael Mahmoud Mohamed
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Thesis title:
Gender Based Violence in South Africa: an Investigation of the Relationship between NGOs, Women and the Law
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PhD Research

Conducting an ethnographic study on the role of NGOs in leading the movement against gender based violence, taking South Africa as a case study.

Fieldwork conducted over two trips to South Africa, mainly in Johannesburg and the Kwazulu-Natal area.


  • Women's Rights in the Middle East and Africa
  • Violence in South Africa
  • Law and Society in Africa