UN Special Rapporteur Mama Fatima Singhateh to deliver lecture at Edinburgh Law School
Ms Mama Fatima Singhateh, the UN Special Rapporteur on sale and sexual exploitation of children, is to deliver a lecture at Edinburgh Law School next month.
The lecture will take place at 17:30 on 14 March 2023, in the King Khalid Building, Edinburgh.
Mama Fatima Singhateh (The Gambia) was appointed as the UN Special Rapporteur on sale and sexual exploitation of children by the UN Human Rights Council in March 2020. She started her mandate on 1 May 2020.
Ms Singhateh is a trained lawyer with over 20 years of experience, currently working as an international Consultant on human rights and legal and institutional reforms. As Minister of Justice, Ms Singhateh personally supervised and oversaw the drafting of the laws that prohibit and criminalize female genital mutilation and child marriage, and successfully presented them in Parliament for enactment in 2016.
This lecture will be followed by a reception. This event is free to attend but registration is required.