Clara Chapdelaine Feliciati is currently pursuing a DPhil on international girl child rights under the supervision of Professor Jonathan Herring. She holds bachelors of civil law and common law (B.C.L./LL.B. McGill University) and an LL.M. in Human Rights (King’s College London). She also studied International and European law at the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas. Clara is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor with the Law Society of Upper Canada and a member of the International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law.
Clara directed the Canadian Child Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation Research Project at the International Bureau for Children’s Rights, which led to the Strategic Action Plan for the Protection of Victims of Child Trafficking (2007). She served as Child Rights Project Officer at the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre within the Implementation of International Standards unit. She was Law Clerk at the Quebec Youth Tribunal and articled at the International Criminal Court within the Prosecution division of the Office of the Prosecutor. Clara worked directly with children during internships at the Paris Youth Tribunal and the Dans la Rue organization serving street youth in Montreal. She published articles on youth justice, the semiotics of law, international child rights, the girl child, and co-authored the UN Handbook on the Optional Protocol on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography (2009).
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‘Les droits de l’homme de la femme : polysémie ou androcentrisme?’ (2010) 23 International Journal for the Semiotics of Law, Special Issue ‘Cognition, Meaning Making, and Legal Communication’ 451
‘Child Justice in Canada and the Four Ps: Protection, Prosecution, Prevention and Participation’ (2007) 15 Critical Criminology: An International Journal 267
‘Restorative Justice for the Girl Child in Post-conflict Rwanda’ (2006) 7:4 Journal of International Women’s Studies 14
‘The Right to Food for Children in Brazil: “A Modest Proposal”?’ (2005) 13 International Journal of Children’s Rights 413