Research Postgraduate Student Profile

Umme Taufika
taufika@hku.hk

I completed 4-years LLB(Hons.) and 1 year LLM from Premier University, Bangladesh. I am an enrolled advocate under the Bar Council of Bangladesh since 2009. I have been working as an Assistant Professor and Chairman (Currently on Study Leave) at the Department of Law in BGC Trust University Bangladesh. I pursued 2 year Advanced Masters on International Human Rights Law and Labour Standards in Lund University, Sweden. In 2016, I started my Doctoral Studies at the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong.

Field of Study: Human Rights Law

Thesis Title: Deploying the European Court of Human Rights Principle of Evolutive Interpretation in the context of Bangladeshi Judicial development: A Mechanism for Enhanced Protection of Human Rights

Programme of Study: Ph.D. (2016)

Supervisor(s): Ms. CSW Chan

Publications:
“Infringement of Human Rights of People infected with HIV/AIDS: A Critical Analysis”, Umme Taufika and Sangeeta Das in International Refereed Research Journal Pramana (ISSN: 2249-2976), Year-2, Issue-2, September-December, 2012.

“Problems with Protection of Child rights in Bangladesh”: Umme
Taufika in Twenty first Century Publications-Commitment and Betrayal:
Re-visiting Human Rights (ISBN 978-93-80144-79-5)

Awards:
Awarded the Swedish Institute Scholarship (August 2014 –June 2016)

Awarded Postgraduate Fellowship in the University of Hong Kong (September 2016-June 2020)