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Professor Sylvia Tamale (LLB, LLM, PhD) is a leading African feminist who teaches law at Makerere University in Uganda. Her research interests include gender, Law & sexuality, feminist jurisprudence and women in politics.  Prof. Tamale has published extensively in these and other areas, and has served as visiting professor in several academic institutions globally and on several international human rights boards.  She was the first female dean at the School of Law at Makerere.  Prof. Tamale has won several awards for defending the human rights of marginalized groups such as women, sex workers, homosexuals and refugees.