Sexual Violence in War: We believe that 95% of the victims are women—but evidence is coming out that we have men who are sexually abused.
About Kim Thuy Seelinger
KIM THUY SEELINGER is the Director of the Sexual Violence Program. She oversees the Center’s teaching, fieldwork, and writing on conflict-related sexual violence. She also supervises Berkeley Law students in human rights research and project work. Prior to joining the Center, Seelinger was a staff attorney at the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies at UC Hastings College of the Law, where she co-taught the Refugee and Human Rights Clinic and represented asylum seekers fleeing gender-based violence. She had previously worked as a staff attorney at Lutheran Family & Community Services in New York City and served as a Yale-China Association Clinical Law Fellow. Seelinger’s practice and scholarship focuses on refugee law, persecution based on sexual orientation, and the intersection between health and gender-based violence. She has conducted fieldwork in Uganda, Vietnam, Haiti, Kenya, and Liberia. Seelinger graduated from NYU School of Law.