Noelle Quenivet



Noëlle Quénivet is Associate Professor in International Law at the Bristol Law School of the University of West of England (UK). She has published and edited books as well as written journal articles in the field of international humanitarian law, international criminal law and human rights law, mainly on issues relating to children and women in armed conflict. Her latest (co-written) book examines whether child soldiers can invoke duress as a defence under international criminal law. She holds a LLM in International Human Rights Law from the University of Nottingham and a PhD in Law from the University of Essex.

Recently Published

Occupational Hazards of Soldiers – A Critique of Section 3 of the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill 2019-21

Being a soldier is not for the faint-hearted. There is no shortage of written and audio-visual accounts of the horrors of war and soldiers’ physical and psychological suffering. It becomes worse when the enemy is nowhere to be seen and yet everywhere, the environment is littered with improvised explosive devices, landmines and booby-traps, and there is no safe…

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