Matilde Vargas Prazeres left PRIO in 2023. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Matilde Vargas Prazeres

Matilde Vargas Prazeres

Interests and experience

  • Children Born of War
  • Human Rights
  • Gender in International Relations

Matilde Vargas is a master's student at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, currently finishing the programme "The Theory and Practice of Human Rights." She is writing her thesis on Children Born of War, the preliminary title being: "Who is left in the gap? An Analysis of the UN's Discourse and its legal implications". Concretely, this research will expand on the legal gaps created for CBOW who are also born of consensual relationships.


Master's programme: The Theory and Practice of Human Rights, Faculty of Oslo, University of Oslo (2021-present)

Bachelor's programme. Liberal Arts and Sciences, University College Utrecht, Utrecht University (2018-2020) - Thesis on the EU framework for protection of female sex trafficking victims


Fluent: Portuguese and English

Intermediate Level: French

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