Inga T. Winkler

Inga T. Winkler is a lecturer at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights and the Director of its Working Group on Menstrual Health & Gender Justice. She is particularly interested in the intersections of menstruation, human rights, and culture and focuses on questions of inequalities, marginalization, and representation. Most recently co-editor of the Palgrave Handbook of Critical Menstruation Studies, Winkler has also written books on the human right to water, and co-edited a volume on sustainable development. The former legal adviser to the UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to water and sanitation, she earned her Doctorate in Human Rights at the University of Düsseldorf and now lives in Ohio.


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