My name is Annemarie Middelburg, I am a passionate human rights scholar with unique expertise on women’s rights and the practice Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C).
In March 2015, I founded my own company Middelburg Human Rights Law Consultancy and I started to work as an independent consultant. I received my PhD in international human rights law from Tilburg University in the Netherlands.
I am available for research projects, lectures, academic courses, trainings and workshops within my area of expertise: international law and human rights. I also write expert statements for FGM/C asylum cases and I present or moderate sessions during conferences.
In the past years I had assignments for United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), END FGM European Network, Save the Children International, Amnesty International, University of Amsterdam, AVANS Hogeschool and several NGOs in the Netherlands and Europe. I was recently in Burkina Faso and in Senegal for different assignments. Read here what people say about me and my work.
From April 2017 until June 2017, I taught the course Public International Law (in English) at PPLE College at the University of Amsterdam. …