Sylvia Tamale is a leading African feminist who teaches Law at Makerere University in Uganda. Her research interests include: Gender, Law & Sexuality; Feminist Jurisprudence; and Women and Politics in Africa.
Sylvia Tamale is the founding member of the Law, Gender and Sexuality Research Centre at Makerere. She has won several awards for defending the human rights of marginalized groups.
The intention is to gather scientific insights about major societal challenges in LIAS on the basis of international and interdisciplinary consultation.