Mónica Arango Olaya

DPhil Law
Oxford Law Faculty

Other affiliations

Bonavero Institute of Human Rights Oxford Human Rights Hub St Catherine's College OX1 3UJ


Mónica Arango Olaya is reading for a DPhil in Law at the Faculty of Law at Oxford University. She is a Graduate Research Resident at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights for the year 2020. Her research focuses on sexual harassment in the workplace and the #MeToo movement. She holds a Bachelor of Laws from Los Andes University in Colombia, where she is from, and an LL.M. from Harvard University.

Before coming to Oxford she was Deputy Justice at the Colombian Constitutional Court and Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Center for Reproductive Rights.

Mónica has taught public interest law procedure at the Faculty of Law at Los Andes University in Colombia as well as access to justice for women at FLACSO Argentina. She has published articles on reproductive rights, children´s rights and constitutional law.

Research Interests

International Human Rights Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law, Reproductive Rights.

Research projects & programmes

Graduate Research Student Residency Programme