Shining a light on gender-based violence in South Africa, Tarryn focuses on the need to transform legal and social norms to be more responsive to the needs of survivors of gender based violence.
In 2010, Tarryn Bannister graduated from Stellenbosch University with her LLB degree. In 2011, Tarryn joined the Overarching Strategic Plan (OSP) Project on Combating Poverty, Homelessness and Socio-Economic Vulnerability under the Constitution at Stellenbosch University. She conducted the research for her LLM thesis on access to health care services for survivors of gender-based violence under the auspices of the Project and received her LLM (cum laude) in 2012.
She is currently a doctoral candidate at Stellenbosch University. The title of her doctoral dissertation is “The implications of a relational feminist interpretation of the socio-economic rights for cohabiting partners”.
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