Sandra Duffy

Sandra Duffy is a PhD candidate in the Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, University College Cork, holding an LLM in International Human Rights and Public Policy from UCC. She is a 2016 Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholar and NUI EJ Phelan Fellow in International Law. She is also coauthor of the ILGA report Trans Legal Mapping: Recognition Before the Law, the first global mapping and listing of gender recognition laws.
Sandra’s doctoral research focuses on frameworks of gender recognition in international human rights law. She also works on issues around reproductive justice and is a member of Lawyers for Choice.
She blogs at and can often be found procrastinating on Twitter at @Sandra_NiD.