Olanike S. Adelakun

MLIS, University of Ibadan;
LL.M, University of Ibadan;

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Ms Adelakun teaches Legal Methods; Law of Contract; Family Law; Law and Justice in Development. She earned a first degree in Law from the Olabisi Onabanjo University in 2006. She holds  Masters degrees in Law and Library and Information Science respectively. She is presently pursuing a doctorate degree in Law.

Ms Adelakun specific field of scholarly engagement is private international law and she researches on women’s rights, child’s rights, gender and development studies and family law in Africa within the broader field of Family Law and Gender Studies. She is also interested in research, knowledge management and preservation, hence her degree in Library and Information science. 

She is an active member of International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) and offers a number of pro bono cases in conjunction with the organization. She is also one of the coordinators of the AUN School of Law clinic which offers free legal services to the AUN community and beyond. She has collaborated on innovations in teaching and has introduced a number of innovations in teaching law. She has published several articles nationally and internationally in her area of scholarly engagement.

She is the coordinator of the AUN-UNFPA capacity building course on Gender Based Violence in Emergencies (GBVi) and was involved in the curriculum development and implementation of the pilot course in 2019.
AUN Courses
  • Legal Methods
  • Law of Contract
  • Family Law
  • Law and Justice in Development
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