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Nikoletta Pikramenou

Expert

PhD

Personal Profile

Nikoletta is a legal expert and researcher on gender and LGBTI issues. She has worked for several NGOs and international organisations including Make Every Woman Count (MEWC), Women’s Link Worldwide, the Council of Europe, the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations in New York. Her doctoral thesis, which was conducted at the Law Faculty of Aristotle University and co-supervised by Uppsala University, introduced the first legal global comparative study on intersex rights. In 2019, it was published as a book by Springer under the tile ‘Intersex rights. Living between sexes’. The same year, she joined Intersex Greece as a legal expert on intersex rights and ally. Last year, she worked closely (on behalf of Intersex Greece) with the Greek Ministry of Health for the preparation of the bill on the intersex genial mutilation (IGM) ban. In July 2022, Greece became the 5th country in the world to ban IGM. In 2023, she joined the Faculty of Sociology (Sociolegal Studies) of the University of Warsaw as a member of the research team 'Abortion Figurations'. She also started collaborating with the Council of Europe (SOGIESC Unit) on the drafting of the upcoming recommendations on intersex rights. Her working languages are Greek, English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

Affiliations

Researcher @ University of Warsaw
Legal expert on intersex rights @ Intersex Greecet

Areas of expertise

  • Research ethics
  • Participatory research and methodologies
  • LGBTI rights
  • Sexual and reproductive rights
  • Queer law
  • Social movements and the law