Prof Dr J.J. Sloth-Nielsen

  • Professor, Children's Rights in the Developing World
  • Children's Rights
  • Family Law
  • Customary Law
  • Human Rights

Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 1367
Faculty / Department: Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid, Instituut voor Privaatrecht, Jeugdrecht
Office Address: Kamerlingh Onnes Gebouw
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number B.331


Children’s Rights, Family Law, Customary law, Human Rights

Title of dissertation/ oration/ key publications

Children’s Legal Rights: An African Perspective (Ashgate, 2008)

Courses within institution associated with

  • LLM (Children’s Rights);

  • Children’s Rights Summer School;

  • Introduction to Children’s Rights (LLB elective)

Ancillary positions + organization

  • Professor, Faculty of Law, University of the Western Cape

  • Vice Chair, African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child



Last Modified: 07-06-2016