Conflict, Customary Law, and Women’s Rights in South Sudan, by Dr. Jane Kani Edward

"Conflict, Customary Law, and Women's Rights in South Sudan" was presented at Franklin & Marshall College, April 13, 2016. The paper draws on research findings obtained from Dr. Edward's  fieldwork carried out between July and August 2013, in Juba, South Sudan. More... 

Jane Edward"Dr. Jane Kani Edward was born and raised in southern Sudan, and educated in Sudan, Egypt and Canada. Edward received her PhD in Sociology in Education from the University of Toronto in 2004. Currently she is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of African Immigration Research, Department of African and African American Studies, Fordham University. She teaches courses on African history, women in Africa, and Contemporary African Immigration to the United States. Edward’s areas of research center on refugee and immigrant women’s experiences, human rights and education, gender, race, class and representation, gender issues in conflict and post-conflict situations, and African immigration to the United States. She is the author of Sudanese Women Refugees: Transformations and Future Imaginings, 2007, and several book chapters, journal, and opinion articles."

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