Olanike holds a Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M) and another Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) both from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. she was called to the Nigerian Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor in 2007. She is also an alumnus of The Hague Academy of International Law, the Netherlands. She is currently studying towards a doctorate degree in law.
Olanike has 13 years of teaching and research experience. She is an instructor at the School of Law, American University of Nigeria as well as the course coordinator for the Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies capacity building course, in collaboration with UNFPA. She has implemented capacity-building programs on GBV in Emergencies and Ending Violence against Women and Girls, in collaboration with UNFPA and UN WOMEN respectively. Her area of scholarly engagements is human rights, family law, gender studies, reproductive health and rights as well as women and child protection, all within the field of Private International Law. Olanike has published widely in her area of engagement.
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Adelakun, O., (2021) Internally Displaced Children in Nigeria: A Rights-Based Situational Appraisal in R. Adeola (ed) National Protection of Internally Displaced Persons in Africa: Beyond The Rhetoric, Sustainable Development Goals Series pp. 65-71. Springer International Publishing: ISBN: 978-3-030-66883-9 (Print) 978-3-030-66884-6 (e-book) DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-66884-6.
Adelakun, O.S., (2021) The Effect of Media on the Prevalence of Commercial Surrogacy in Nigeria in F.A.O. Yusuf (ed) The Fourth Estate within the Five Estates of the Realm (In Press).
Adelakun, O.S. and Ajayi, M. (2020), Eliminating Discrimination and Enhancing Equality: A Case for Inclusive Basic Education Rights of Children with Albinism in Africa, Nigerian Journal of Medicine (MEDKNOW) Vol. 29 No. 2, pp 244-251.