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Dr Claire Fenton-Glynn
Claire Fenton-Glynn is a University Lecturer in Law and a Director of Studies at Jesus College.
Claire Fenton-Glynn's academic interests include:
- Children’s rights
- Family law
- International human rights law.
- Hon LLB (1st).
- B International Studies.
- Dipl Lang, Spanish.
- BCL, Oxon.
- PhD, Cantab.
Awards and prizes
- Yorke Prize (2015).
- Inner Temple Book Prize, New Author (2015).
Claire’s research lies in the field of human rights and the protection of children. She has published on a wide range of issues including intercountry adoption, international surrogacy, and cross border child protection, as well as children's rights under the European Court of Human Rights.
At the core of this research is the interaction between international and regional human rights instruments and domestic law, and the way in which these frameworks can be used to implement children’s rights.
Claire works as a consultant on children and youth rights with the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, and is a fellow of the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law.
She has also worked with organisations such as the European Union, Save the Children, and Avocats Sans Frontieres on issues concerning child protection, human rights, and rule of law.
Publications, links and resources
- Children's Rights in Intercountry Adoption (Intersentia, 2014)