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Sara Lembrechts


PhD researcher, Ghent University, Belgium



Sara Lembrechts is a PhD researcher at the Migration Law Research Group at Ghent University. She studies the position of children, young people and families in appellate asylum proceedings in Belgium, using a multidisciplinary approach of legal ethnography. Sara has a Master’s in Children’s Rights and Childhood Studies (FU Berlin), an LLM in International Laws (Maastricht University) and a Bachelor in European Studies (Maastricht University). She has worked as a researcher and policy advisor for the Children’s Rights Knowledge Centre and was involved in several research projects about children’s rights and child abduction. 



The list of publications is available here.


Children's rights, children and migration, child abduction, children in legal procedures, involving children in research
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