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Prof.
Sylvia
Tamale
Qualification : 
LL.B (Hons) (Mak); LL.M (Harvard); Ph.D. (Minnesota), Dip. L.P. (LDC, Kampala).
Academic Experience : 
Dr. Tamale founded and serves as coordinator of the Gender, Law & Sexuality Research Project at the School of Law. Dr. Tamale adopts a critical approach to the law that aims at enhancing students’ transformative personal growth and action. Her latest publication is African Sexualities: A Reader (Pambazuka Press, 2011). Dr. Tamale serves on several international boards and has been a visiting professor in several academic institutions globally. She has won several awards for defending the human rights of marginalized groups such as women, sex workers, homosexuals and refugees.
Interests: 
Her research interests include “Gender, Identity and Sexuality,” “Women and Politics” and “Third world women and the Law.” Among other subjects she teaches “Gender and the Law”; by combining academia and activism.