Ines Kalam holds a B.A. in Political Science and Public Law from Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg as well as a Master of Social Sciences (M.Soc.Sc.) in International Human Rights Law from Åbo Akademi University in Finland. She has worked with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights’ regional office for South-East Asia and Åbo Akademi University’s Institute for Human Rights. Ms Kalam is the coordinator of the M.A. Human Rights and a research associate at the Centre for Human Rights Erlangen-Nürnberg at FAU. Her research interests lie mainly in the areas of children’s rights and environmental rights but also in non-discrimination, intersectionality and empowerment, sexual and reproductive rights as well as the obligations of private parties.