On Thursday 7th June at 12.30pm in the Gilly Leventis Meeting Room, the Oxford Children’s Rights Network are delighted to host presentations by two visiting researchers working on children's rights issues in Oxford this term. 

Diane Marie Amann will present on the Policy on Children published by the International Criminal Court Office of the Prosecutor in 2016, on which she worked in my capacity as the Prosecutor's Special Adviser in this area. Diane holds the Emily & Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law at the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, Georgia, USA, where she is Associate Dean for International Programs & Strategic Initiatives and directs the Dean Rusk International Law Center. Diane is a Research Visitor at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights this term.

Oya Aydyn will present her research on child marriage and political developments in Turkey. Oya Aydyn is a practising lawyer and member of Human Rights Assosation, Contemporary Lawyers Assosation and Coalition of Women in Turkey. She has represented Ankara Bar Assosation in National  Human Rights Advisory Board, where she worked Torture Comitee. İn addition She has struggled on LBGT rights and represented Turkey’s biggest LGBT organisation. She has defended many academics, journalists, womens, trade unionists, students, accused on the basis of their opinions, and she has represented various applicants before the European Court of Human Rights, including the victims of  curfews and State of Emergency.  Her articles on the topics of Human Rights and Women's Rights have been published in various magazines.

A light sandwich lunch will be provided. All welcome.