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 Prof. Letetia van der Poll

Position: Associate Professor
Department: Public Law and Jurisprudence
Faculty: Faculty of Law
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Tel: (021) 959 3319 / 2171
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Email: lvdpoll@uwc.ac.za
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Biography

 Letetia van der Poll is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Law and Jurisprudence where she specialises in public international law, international humanitarian law, feminist jurisprudence, women’s rights and gender.
Research interests are related to: (sexual) violence against women during armed conflict as well as gender(ed) and feminist theory, particularly the construction of (female) sexuality and the impact of (traditional) sex practices and sexually explicit images (pornography) on sexuality, human rights and (female) identity within an African context.


Prof Van der Poll is an editorial board member of the African Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law (Juta & Co), teaches upon invitation in the All Africa Course on International Humanitarian Law hosted by the Regional Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and is a member of the Network of University Teachers of International Humanitarian Law in Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean Region.

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