Khadeija Elsheikh Mahgoub

Mahgoub

Khadeija is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Khartoum where she is involved in teaching and research.
She received her Bachelor degree in Law (LLB) with Second Class Honours (Division I) from the Faculty of Law - University of Khartoum where she also completed her LLM degree with her thesis focusing on Children’s Rights. Later, she obtained a post-graduate Diploma on International Law and Organization for Development from the Institute of Social Studies (ISS), The Hague- Netherlands. Khadeija obtained her PhD in Human Rights from the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland (Galway).
She is actively involved in teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students. She was also the Secretary to the Research Counsel and Coordinator for the Postgraduate Studies at the Faculty of Law, University of Khartoum- Sudan.
She made significant and original contributions aiming to advance children’s rights in international and national forums through several academic and public activities including academic publications. Some of her publications, focus on children’ rights and State constitution, children’s rights and armed conflict, children’s rights and drugs, and children’s rights and youth unemployment. Her research interests include human rights, more specifically her work examines children’s rights. She is also interested in human rights and Islam, human rights and development, Jurisprudence, Public International Law and Private International Law.
She was recently elected as a Senior Researcher in a collaborative project between the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Faculty of Law- University of Khartoum. The project studied Nationality and Risk of Statelessness after the Secession of South Sudan. She is a member of the Founding Committee of the Human Rights Centre at the Faculty of Law, University of Khartoum.


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