Joana Zylbersztajn​

Joana Zylbersztajn

Joana Zylbersztajn graduated as a human rights lawyer from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, specializing in social communication. She has a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in constitutional law from the University of São Paulo and is the author of A laicidade do Estado brasileiro.

At the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States, Joana was the principal advisor to the Commissioners and coordinated the session responsible for precautionary and provisional measures. She also oversaw the implementation of human rights policies while holding positions in the Brazilian federal government, the municipality of São Paulo, and various civil society organizations. In the private sector, she worked in institutional relations for Natura Cosméticos and Natura &Co.

She is a founding partner of Veredas – Human Rights Strategies; a professor and professional mentor at Insper – Institute of Education and Research; and a member of the Arns Human Rights Commission and the Third Sector Law Commission of the OAB/SP


book book
A Laicidade do Estado Brasileiro. (The Secularity of the Brazilian State)
book book chapter
Violência sexual e proteção aos direitos humanos das mulheres: casos paradigmáticos da Comissão Interamericana de Direitos Humanos. In: Estupro: perspectiva de gênero, interseccionalidade e interdisciplinaridade (Sexual violence and human rights protection of women: paradigmatic cases from the IACHR)
book book chapter
Direito Internacional dos Direitos Humanos: Proteção às mulheres no STF. In: O STF e o Direito Internacional dos Direitos Humanos (International Law of Human Rights: Protection of women in the STF)
feed article
Liberdade de imprensa e a não recepção constitucional da Lei nº 5.250/67. (Freedom of the press and Law nº 5.250/67)
book text book
Cartilhas Temáticas de Direitos Humanos. (Thematic Booklets on Human Rights)
school research
Pesquisa de Inovações na Advocacia em Direitos Humanos. (Research on Innovations in Human Rights Advocacy)
school article in congress
A experiência do Escritório de Direitos Humanos - Advocacia Universitária. (The experience of the Human Rights Office - University Advocacy)
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