Sara Kolah Ghoutschi

Sara Kolah Ghoutschi
Foto: Regine Ullrich

Doctoral Candidate

Contact information

+49 6421 28-24393 sara.kolahghoutschi@staff 1 Deutschhausstraße 12
35032 Marburg
F|14 Institutsgebäude (Room: 02C01)

Organizational unit

Philipps-Universität Marburg Zentrum für Konfliktforschung (ZfK)
  • Research interests

    - Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and sexuality education
    - Anti-feminism and SRHR contestation
    - Translation of international scripts and human rights-based frameworks
    - Feminist approaches
    - Activism and social movements
    - Social change
    - Migration and gender-based violence

  • Key information

    Sara Kolah Ghoutschi is a Research Fellow and doctoral candidate at the Center for Conflict Studies. This complements with her former Public Relations and Advocacy work for female migrants who experienced violence, e.g. Female Genital Mutilation/FGM (at the NGO FIM in Frankfurt, 2015-2018). Furthermore, she is interested in global/public health issues. For her master thesis she researched on health communication structures and health related behavior of sex workers in Germany. For many years she advocated the right to health for refugees in the human rights initiative Medinetz Mainz.

  • Education and academic activities

    Since 11/2018: Research Fellow and doctoral candidate in the project „Translating Sexuality. A Comparative Study on the Localization of International Standards for Sex Education in School Education Contexts”

    2011-2013: Research assistance at the Institute for Communication Science, University of Mainz, Germany

    2006-2014: Magister studies in Media Science (Publizistik), political science and philosophy, University of Mainz, Germany  

    2009-2010: Semester abroad at the Università degli Studi Milano, Italy

  • Publications

    Sara Kolah Ghoutschi, Alina de Luna Aldape & Thorsten Bonacker (2022): Translating Sexuality Education in Ethiopia and Kenya: A Multi-Sited Approach, Australian Feminist Law Journal.

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