Jessica Anania

Jessica Anania is a DPhil candidate in Sociology at the University of Oxford, researching transitional justice and gender-based violence. She has worked broadly in gender and human rights in South Africa, the West Bank, and Northern Ireland. Jessica also holds an MPhil in Conflict Resolution from Trinity College Dublin.

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Forced hysterectomies in detention: Immediate and long-term responses to ICE abuse needed

Forced hysterectomies in detention: Immediate and long-term responses to ICE abuse needed

On September 14, 2020, Project South and whistleblower Dawn Pooten filed a complaint with the US Department of Homeland Security alleging forced hysterectomies at an Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC), amid other forms of medical ...
Sexual Violence and Genocide: The International Court of Justice’s ruling on Rohingya

Sexual Violence and Genocide: The International Court of Justice’s ruling on Rohingya

Since August 2017, at least 10,000 Rohingya – a Muslim minority group in Myanmar’s Rakhine state – have been killed and 700,000 have fled to neighboring Bangladesh amidst a brutal army crackdown and clearing operation. Widespread ...