List of publications


  • M.J. Middelburg, ‘Regional Regional Analysis of Legal Frameworks on FGM in West and Central Africa’, UNFPA Regional Office for West and Central Africa (forthcoming).
  • M.J. Middelburg and A.T. Diop, ‘La Capitalisation de l’approche de Save The Children sur la Problematique des Mutilations Genitales Feminines’, Save the Children International (forthcoming).
  • M.J. Middelburg, ‘Studying Compliance with the Human Rights Framework in relation to FGM/C in Senegal: A Research Methodology’, Book Volume 2nd Academic Seminar MAP-FGM (forthcoming).


  • M.J. Middelburg, ‘Female Genital Mutilation’ and ‘Male Circumcision’, in: Culture and Human Rights: Wroclaw Commentaries, edited by A.J. Wiesand, K. Chainoglou, A. Sledzinska-Simon and Y. Donders, De Gruyter Handbook, November 2016, p. 111 and p. 165, available here.
  • M.J. Middelburg and A. Balta, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting as a Ground for Asylum in Europe, International Journal of Refugee Law, Volume 28, Issue 3, October 2016, p. 416-452, available here.


  • E. Leye and M.J. Middelburg, Female Genital Mutilation in Europe from a Children’s Rights Perspective, in: W. Vandenhole, E. Desmet, D. Reynaert and S. Lembrechts, Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies, Routledge, 2015, p. 295-315, available here.


  • M.J. Middelburg and R. Desiderio, Implementation of the International and Regional Human Rights Framework in the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) New York, November 2014, available in English and French.
  • M.J. Middelburg, The Pleasure Doctor Fighting to Restore Clitorises After Female Genital Mutilation, The Conversation UK, 16 June 2014, available here.
  • M.J. Middelburg, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Africa, VN Forum: Publicatie van de Nederlandse Vereniging voor de Verenigde Naties, March 2014, available here.


  • P.E. Bisschop, J.D.W.E. Mulder, M.J. Middelburg and R.M. Letschert, Personenschade en de Wet Tegemoetkoming Schade bij Rampen, SEO Economisch Onderzoek, Rapport No. 2013-44, 2013, available here.
  • M.J. Middelburg, Een Eeuwenoude Traditie onder Vuur: Is Jongensbesnijdenis een Schending van Kinderrechten? Secjure, Volume 27, No. 4, 2013, p. 22-25, available here.
  • A. de Vries-Stotijn and M.J. Middelburg, Voorrang van VN-recht op Mensenrechten in Nederland: HR Sanctieregeling Iran, een Stap Richting HvJ Kadi?, Nederlands Juristenblad, Volume 88, No. 24, 2013, p. 1567-1570, available here.
  • A. van Vossole, M.J. Middelburg, C. Arnaut, E. Leye, J. Deblonde, L. Mergaert and S. O’Brien Green, Female Genital Mutilation in the European Union and Croatia, European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) Publications Office, 2013, available here.


  • M.J. Middelburg, Krachtige Rwandese Vrouwen, WO=MEN, 20 March 2012.


  • M.J. Middelburg, Een VN-tribunaal voor Piraterij: Een Optie in de Strijd tegen Somalische Piraterij? VN Forum: Publicatie van de Nederlandse Vereniging voor de Verenigde Naties, Volume 2011-01, p. 38-42.
  • M.J. Middelburg, Piraterij voor de Kust van Somalië, Secjure, Volume 25, No. 4, 2011, p. 16-17.
  • M.J. Middelburg, Piracy in a Legal Context: Prosecution of Pirates Operating off the Somali Coast, Wolf Legal Publishers, 2011, available here.
  • M.J. Middelburg and C.R.J.J. Rijken, Report on the EU Legal Framework, in: C.R.J.J. Rijken (Ed.), Combating Trafficking in Human Beings for Labour Exploitation, Wolf Legal Publishers, 2011, p. 355-392.


  • M.J. Middelburg, Wat zullen we doen met de Somalische Zeeman? United Academics, 2010, p. 16-18.
Annemarie is curious by nature and has an astounding appetite for knowledge. She works long hours and she is highly disciplined. This enables her to be a prolific writer, as is also testified by her substantial list of publications.
Prof.dr. Marc Groenhuijsen
Founding President INTERVICT (International Victimology Institute Tilburg)