Lucía Berro Pizzarossa is an associate and a post-doctoral fellow at the O’Neill Institute.

In 2020, she was awarded the Rubicon grant by the Dutch Research Council to undertake a two-year research project on sexual and reproductive rights. In 2019, she received a prize from the Dutch Network Women Professors (LNVH) under the Distinguished Women Scientists Fund.

She obtained an INSPIRE Grant from the European Union to develop part of her doctoral project at the Socio-Economic Right Project at the Dullah Omar Institute at the University of Western Cape in South Africa. Berro Pizzarossa has previously consulted on matters of sexual and reproductive rights for the UNICEF, United Nations Human Rights Committee members, Women Help Women, IPAS, and RSFU, among others.

Her work has been published in renowned peer-reviewed journals such as BMC International Health and Human Rights, Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters, and Harvard Health and Human Rights.

Berro Pizzarossa holds a Ph.D. in international law from the University of Groningen, an MJur from the University of Oxford, and an LL.B. from the Universidad de la República in Uruguay. She also holds a post-graduate diploma in public policy design and a post-graduate diploma in women’s rights from Universidad Austral, Argentina.

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Studying the nexus of health and international human rights law, focusing on strategic litigation and technical assistance, especially in Latin America.

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