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Stefanie Röhrs

Stefanie Röhrs has a doctorate in law from the University of Würzburg (Germany) and a Masters in Public Health from the University of Cape Town. Born and raised in Germany, Stefanie first came to South Africa in 2006 and, instead of staying for one year as planned, stayed in Cape Town for 6 years researching violence against women and access to health and justice services at an interdisciplinary research unit at the University of Cape Town. After a 3-year stay in Berlin, Stefanie returned to South Africa in 2015 and now works as a senior researcher at the Childrens Institute (University of Cape Town). She is interested in womens and childrens rights with a focus on violence, sexual offences and sexual & reproductive rights.