Yemisi Laura Sloane

Assistant Lecturer
Department of Sociology
Postgraduate Research Student
Department of Sociology
 Yemisi Laura Sloane


Ask me about
  • Gender-based violence against Sub-Saharan African women in a variety of social and political contexts
  • Gender and Migration
  • Gender and Human Rights
  • Social Inequalities
  • Intersectional Feminism
  • Feminist Jurisprudence


Yemisi holds a Master of Laws (LLM) degree in Human Rights Law from Birkbeck, University of London and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree at the University of Benin, Nigeria. She is currently a PhD candidate and Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Sociology, University of Essex Colchester, England. Her research interests continues to be in gender-based violence among women and girls from Sub-Saharan Africa, the intersections of gender and immigration, intersectional feminism and feminists perspectives on law.

Research and professional activities


Marriage-Migration and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): The Gendered Impact of the Hostile Environment Immigration Policy on the Experiences of IPV Among Nigerian Immigrant Women Living in Britain

Supervisor: Dr Gigoux Gramegna, Carlos and Dr Johanna Römer



Colchester Campus