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 Alumna Wins Thesis Prize

​UCR Alumna Marit Buddenbaum (class of 2014) has won the Jaap Doek Kinderrechtenscriptieprijs for her Master Thesis. She wrote about the right of children to be in contact with their siblings. The award is given annually by Defense for Children in cooperation with the Department of Child Law of Leiden University. 

Marit won 500 euros as well as an organized trip to Geneva including a visit to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and the international secretariat of Defence for Children. 

You can read more about the award and Marit's thesis here​ (in Dutch).