Dr. Ramona Biholar

Dr. Ramona Biholar
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1-876-927-1855
Title: 
Lecturer, Associate Dean (Outreach and Continuing Legal Education)
Education: 
LL.B. (Hons.) (UBB,UNIZAR) LL.M. (UUTR) Ph.D. (UUTR)
Professional Qualifications: 
Attorney-at-Law
Research Area: 
Gender and Human Rights, Gender-based violence, Human Rights Law, Implementation of Law and Policy
Courses taught or to be taught: 
International Human Rights Law
Gender and the Law in the Commonwealth Caribbean
The Law of International Organizations
Supervised Independent Research Paper
European Union Law (Free Movement of Persons and Citizenship; The Development of Human Rights Jurisprudence in the EU; Sex Discrimination)
Anti-Doping in Sports (WADA Course)
Books: 
R. Biholar (2013), Transforming Discriminatory Sex Roles and Gender Stereotyping. The implementation of Article 5(a) CEDAW for the realisation of women’s right to be free from gender-based violence in Jamaica, School of Human Rights Research Series Vol. 62, Cambridge: Intersentia, 320 pages.
Chapter in Books: 
R. Biholar (2016), Masculinities and the Practice of Dominica’s National Gender Policy, In G. J. Hosein and J. Parpart (Eds.) Negotiating Gender, Policy and Politics in the Caribbean. Feminist Strategies, Masculinist Resistance and Transformational Possibilities, Rowman & Littlefield International, 131-151
Articles: 
R.Biholar (2017), ‘”Being seen, but not heard?”: The Principle of Children Participation under CRC’, Journal of Law, Governance and Society, Vols. 1&2, 54-62
R. Biholar (2014), ‘From women’s rights in the books to women’s rights as lived realities. Can the disconnect be mended?’, Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Mensenrechten, 39 (5), NTM/NJCM-bull. 2014/40, 572-587.
R. Biholar (2014), ‘Challenging the Barriers to Real Equality: Transformative Equality’, Parliamentarians for the Americas (ParlAmericas), June 24-25, 2014, 1-8.
R. Biholar (2008), ‘EUROJUST – Fighting organized cross-border crime in Europe’, (The Netherlands) School of Human Rights Research Newsletter, 12 (4), 12-13.
R. Biholar (2005), ‘Suffering in Handwriting-Suffering in the Act of Painting/Drawing: Schizophrenia’, Revista de Criminologie, Criminalistică şi Penologie, Nr.2/2005 (Romanian Society of Criminology and Forensic Science), 265-271.
Reports: 
R. Biholar (2017), ‘“NUTTIN NUH GWAAN FI WE”. Challenges Faced by adult ex-inmates upon their release in Jamaica’, Stand Up for Jamaica, Kingston, 23 pages.