Meltem Ineli-Ciger


Dr Meltem Ineli Ciger is a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and an Associate Professor at the Suleyman Demirel University Faculty of Law in Turkey. She holds an L.L.M. and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Bristol. She is currently working as a researcher and beneficiary university coordinator for the ASILE Project (Horizon 2020). She is a member of the International Journal of Refugee Law’s Editorial Board, Odysseus Network, and a research affiliate of the Refugee Law Initiative (SOAS). Over the years, she has acted as an expert, consultant, and trainer for the EU Commission, Council of Europe, EMN, ICMPD, HIAS and IOM. She mainly works on international, European and Turkish refugee and migration law and human rights law.

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Are all Afghan women and girls refugees? An analysis in light of the Refugee Convention

Following the withdrawal of the United States (US) and international forces in July 2021, the Taliban retook control of Afghanistan.  Since the Taliban takeover, women and girls have been denied a number of fundamental rights and subjected to various discriminatory measures – including restrictions on education, work, movement and…

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