Profile of Umme Wara

Profile of Umme Wara

Umme Wara
Assistant Professor
Department of Criminology
Faculty of Social Sciences
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Short Biography:

Umme Wara is an Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology, University of Dhaka. After completing LLB and LLM from University of Dhaka with First class, she got AusAID’s scholarship to pursue her second Masters on Transnational Crime Prevention from University of Wollongong, Australia. Later she completed another Masters from University of Torino, Italy on International Crime and Justice with scholarship. She has also joined the Legal Volunteers Team of liberation War Museum in 2011 and led the team through working on the issues of sexual violence committed in 1971 Liberation war of Bangladesh. She attended Asia-Pacific Regional Women’s Hearing on Gender Based Violence during Conflict as a legal interpreter held in Cambodia on 2012. In 2013 she presented a paper on War heroines of Bangladesh during the International Conference on Bangladesh Genocide held in Heidelberg University, Germany. Presently, she is doing her research on Reparation for war time rape survivors as a Junior Research Fellow of Center for Genocide Studies, University of Dhaka. She aspires to contribute more on issues of genocide and sexual violence in future.

Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Masters International Criminal Law University of Torino Italy 2012
Masters Transnational Crime Prevention University of Wollongong Australia 2009
Masters LLM University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2008
Bachelor LLB University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2006
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
National Social Sciences Research Grants 2019 Bangladesh

I have been granted SSRG award to research on the possible justice mechanisms for the Rohingya community staying in Bangladesh

National Fellowship 2018 Bangladesh

I have been granted junior fellowship from Centre for Genocide Studies, Bangladesh to write a book chapter on Reparation for war time rape victims. the book has been published in 2019

Research Interest
Subject Description
Violent Extremism Cases
Gender Based Violence
Genocide and Social Justice

I am passionate about studying and researching on Genocide and the justice process. I am taking two courses on genocide and international crimes both in honors and masters level.

Project/Research Supervision
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Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
Criminology Sensational Death Incidents and Blow back on Police Image: An Analysis on Causes and Consequences 01-10-2021 01-05-2021 Police Head Quarter
Criminology Investigation and Prosecution Challenges in Violent Extremism Cases 01-01-2021 30-06-2021 CTTC
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