Alice Priddy

Alice Priddy


Areas of expertise

International Humanitarian Law  /  International Human Rights Law  /  Business and Human Rights  /  Rights of Persons with Disability  /  Human Rights in the Digital Age  /  Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict  /  Death Penalty  /  Gender  /  Non-Discrimination

Alice Priddy is a Researcher at the Geneva Academy.

Her current main research areas concern the rights of persons with disabilities during and in the immediate aftermath of armed conflict. She is also a researcher on a joint Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project with the University of Essex, with a particular focus on business and human rights.

Her previous research at the Geneva Academy has focused on sexual violence in armed conflict, women’s human rights, the mandatory death penalty and maritime piracy.

Previously, Alice Priddy worked as a legal officer at Freedom from Torture, London.

She holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law and Public International Law from University College London.

Research Projects

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Improving the Protection of Persons with Disabilities during Armed Conflict

This project aims to ensure better protection of and assistance for persons with disabilities in situations of armed conflict or its aftermath by identifying legal obligations to protect and assist persons with disabilities during conflict, and the policies and practices required to put these obligations into effect.

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Human Rights in the Digital Age

The digital age offers unique opportunities to strengthen human rights implementation and monitoring and has transformed the means through which human rights are exercised. Equally, the digital age poses unique challenges in ensuring that states and businesses respect and protect our rights in the digital forum. The full extent of the human rights implications of the digital age remain unknown; we are undertaking research to explore these implications.

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Cover of the In-Brief No.4: The Situation of Women’s Rights 20 Years after the Vienna World Conference on Human Rights

In-Brief N°4: The Situation of Women’s Rights 20 Years after the Vienna World Conference on Human Rights

July 2014

Alice Priddy

Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

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Tackling Impunity for Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

December 2015

Alice Priddy

Stuart Casey-Maslen, The War Report. Armed Conflict in 2014, Oxford University Press

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Sexual violence against men and boys in armed conflict

December 2014

Alice Priddy

Stuart Casey-Maslen, The War Report. Armed Conflict in 2013, Oxford University Press

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The use of Weapons in Counter Piracy’

January 2014

Alice Priddy

Stuart Casey-Maslen, Weapons under International Human Rights Law, Cambridge University Press

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