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Tamara Horbachevska

Tamara Horbachevska is a fellow of the Sandwich PhD program at Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands, and a PhD student in the Department of Human Rights and Philosophy of Law at the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University (NLU), Ukraine. Her dissertation focuses on the measures that business actors can take to protect freedom of religion or belief and gender equality in states influenced by USSR ideology in the past. She works in joint projects with the Center for Rule of Law and Religion Studies and the International Lab on Business and Human Rights at the NLU.

Tamara worked as a lawyer in the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group (2019–21), where she provided advocacy for victims of human rights violations during the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine. She has represented more than 30 individual applications before the European
Court of Human Rights. She also works with the organization WE ARE FROM UKRAINE, which offers free legal assistance in representing the victims of the Russian armed aggression against Ukraine, which began on a large scale on 24 February 2022.