Call for applications: LLD/DPhil in Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Africa (Scholarships Available)

Deadline: 15 November, 2017


The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, calls for applications for full-time doctoral scholarships in the field of sexual and/or reproductive rights and their intersection with culture or criminalisation in the African region.



An applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • a Master’s Degree in law or humanities focusing on,or closely related to, the eld of sexual and/or

    reproductive rights;

  • excellent pro ciency in both written and spoken English;
  • excellent pro ciency in academic research;
  • ability to work independently.The application should include 1) a CV, 2) a brief statement of the applicant’s research interest(s) and 3) a brief motivation for applying for the scholarship, referring to the requirements above.



The doctoral scholarships are aimed at strengthening the Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Africa Programme of the Centre for Human Rights in ways that develop a distinct focus on interrogating culture and/or criminalisation as part of broader discourses on sexual or reproductive rights as they relate to the African region.

The scholarships are comprehensive, covering tuition fees, travel and living expenses and ancillary costs. They require a three-year period of residence at the Centre for Human Rights.


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