Jurgita Bukauskaite

Jurgita Bukauskaite ICHR

 Email:  bukauskaite1@nuigalway.ie or jvbukauskaite@gmail.com

PhD Research Topic: Remaking Universal Human Rights Gender Equality Commitments Into Vernacular: The Case of Domestic Violence

Supervisor:  Dr. Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko

Research Interests:  International human rights law, gender equality, feminist analyses of law, women’s rights, gender-based violence with specific emphasis on domestic violence.

Academic Background

PhD Candidate, Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Galway (2020)
Training on Children First: National Guidance for Protection and Welfare of Children organised by TUSLA (May, 2016)
Training on Disability Equality for Board Members by Wheel (December, 2015)
LL.M in International Human Rights Law, Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Galway (2013)
LL.B Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania (2004)

Relevant  Experience

Fellow at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, 2016-2017
Domestic Violence Advocacy Service, Sligo/Leitrim/ West Cavan: Board Member, 2015-Present
Domestic Violence Advocacy Service, Sligo/Leitrim/ West Cavan: Communications and Fundraising Volunteer, 2013-2015
Property Team Henry Auctioneers, Sligo: Landlord and Tenant Law (Residential and Commercial), Litigation in Private Residential Tenancies Board 2007 - 2016

Conferences and Guest Lectures:

Participated at the Safe Ireland Summit 2016: Making Ireland the Safest Country in the World (November, 2016)
Participation at the International Symposium on The Sustainable Development Goals: Equality, Human Rights, Peace organised by Mary Robinson Centre. (July, 2016)
Participation at the Annual International Human Rights Guest Lecture by Graca Machel. Mary Robinson Centre (November, 2015)