Mridula ShobinathParticipant Summer School on THB and CRSV at Tilburg University

“This course provided me with valuable insights on these complex topics, and it has renewed my passion and energy to fight against human trafficking and conflict-related sexual violence. I have also had the opportunity to meet inspiring people from around the world and from various fields of study.”

Officially Accredited Educational Institute (CRKBO) since April 2019.

Activities on education & awareness

Recurring activities

Recent activities

  • Speaker during the “25 Years of Netherlands – Rwanda Justice Cooperation” conference in Kigali, Rwanda (2021)
  • Guest Lecture at Graphic Lyceum Sint Lucas (Boxtel) on social entrepreneurship (2021)
  • Teacher course “GMSI: Introduction to International law” and Thesis Cycle “Sexual Terrorism” for the Bachelor Global Management of Social Issues (GMSI) at Tilburg University (2021)
  • Speaker during the “Invloed met Impact” event on International Women’s Day in Breda (2021)
  • Speaker during “Digital Dialogue on ‘Human Trafficking in a Pandemic Landscape: Implications for Children and Forced Migrants’ (30 July 2020)”, organized by the Irish Centre for Human Rights and the Refugee Law Project (2020)
  • Speaker during “The Digital Dialogue Series on ‘Conflict-Related Sexual Violence Committed in the Context of Terrorism: What Can Justice Look Like?” (27 October 2020), organized by the UN Team of Experts on Rule of Law and Sexual Violence in Conflict in collaboration with: Institute for Public Health, Washington University in St. Louis; Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Harvard University; the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University; and the School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute (2020)
  • Speaker and co-organizer of “And I Live On: The Resilience of Rwandan Genocide Survivors of Sexual Violence” (1 December 2020, World Aids Day, Orange the World), organized with Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN), HIV Legal Network, Solace Ministries, and Mukomeze Foundation (2020)
  • Speaker and co-organizer of “Sexual Terrorism” (10 December 2020, Human Rights Day), organized together with T.M.C. Asser Instituut (2020)

Target groups: organisations, governments, institutions.

Target groups: organisations, governments, institutions.

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  • Teacher course “GMSI: Introduction to International law” and Thesis Cycle “Sexual Terrorism” for the Bachelor Global Management of Social Issues (GMSI) at Tilburg University (2020)
  • Guest Lecturer at Graphic Lyceum Sint Lucas (Boxtel) on social entrepreneurship (2020)
  • Speaker in the webinar on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence and international criminal prosecution at Tehran University, Iran (2019)
  • Lecturer Course “Criminal Justice Systems” at University of Amsterdam (2019)
  • Speaker during a panel discussion for the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict at Leiden University, Campus The Hague, presenting on the experiences of Rwandan genocide survivors of sexual violence during the “Call It What It Is: Translating the Lived Experience of Sexual Violence Survivors into Law” panel, organized by the Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice (2019)
  • Participant in the International Conference on “Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Crisis Situations”, organized by the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, in Amsterdam (2019)
  • Speaker during the 1st Congress of the International Mukwege Chair (with Mama Lambert, counselor of genocide survivors in Rwanda with Solace Ministries) on “Children Born of Genocidal Sexual Violence: The Impact of Counselling – A Case Study from Rwanda”, in Liège, Belgium (2019)
  • Speaker in the Global Convening on Trafficking in Women in the Context of Global Migration organized by International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (IWEAW Asia Pacific), the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) and FEMNET, in Nairobi, Kenya, presenting on “Improving Access to Justice with a Particular Focus on Compensation within Europe” in the “Access to Justice” panel (2019)
  • Developer of educational modules on trafficking for teachers in middle and higher education in the Netherlands (2018)
  • Guest lecturer at the symposium on “Sexual Violence: The Male Perspective” (organized by the Centre for African Justice, Peace and Human Rights, University of Applied Sciences, The Hague) (2018)
  • Guest lecturer at the symposium on “Entrepreneurship in the 21st century” (organized by Tilburg University, Tilburg) (2018)
  • Guest lecturer on CRSV and international criminal justice for INTERVICT’s master program on victimology and international criminal justice at Tilburg University (2018)
  • Presenter at the screening of “The Uncondemned: Sexual Violence in Rwanda” (organized by the Mukomeze Foundation, Humanity House, The Hague) (2018)
  • Lecturer Masterclass on human trafficking for high school students (organized by Pepptalx, Abbey Koningshoeven, Berkel-Enschot) (2018)
  • Lecturer One week Summer School on Human Trafficking and Sexual Violence in Conflict at Maastricht University (2018-to date)
  • Lecturer One week LLM Course on Sexual and Gender Based Violence at Strathmore University in Nairobi, Kenya (2018)
  • Participant in the Nuremberg Academy Guiding Principles and Recommendations on Cooperation between Civil Society Actors and Judicial Mechanisms in the Prosecution of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence expert workshops in Nuremberg, Germany (2017)