Secretary of the Haiti Support Group
Fee de Hoog Cius is a social anthropologist, criminologist and human rights researcher with specialisms in modern slavery and the restavèk system of child domestic slavery in Haiti. Her PhD (2017) focused on the complicity of women in the trafficking and enslaving of children and the first in-depth gender analysis of Haitian contemporary society. She is a strong advocate of Haitian culture, having fallen in love with it through her research. She spent 2 years living in Haiti, spending most of her time in isolated rural communities. She speaks fluent Haitian Kreyòl and cooks a mean diri kole (rice & beans). She currently works at Sheffield Hallam University’s Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice.