Fezile Osum, Cyprus-based PhD student of the School of Justice of the University of Central Lancashire, has been awarded a Senesh Fellowship from the International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRA Foundation) for the years 2021 and 2022 (https://iprafoundation.org/senesh-fellows/).
Fezile Osum is awarded the fellowship for her PhD research on conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence and transitional justice. Her research analyses conflict related sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) and addresses the issue of how transitional justice mechanisms can be constructed in a way that can target gender equality and gender justice. IPRA Foundation is a non-profit organization that has the mission for advancing peace through rigorous investigation into the causes of conflict and examination of alternatives to violence.
The Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship has been granted since 1990 to support women in peace and development studies. For further information on IPRA Foundation and Senesh Fellowship please visit: https://iprafoundation.org/