Eunice Otuko Apio

  • Ph.D. in Anthropology and history (University of Birmingham, UK).
  • Masters of Arts in Human Rights (Makerere University Kampala, Uganda)
  • Bachelor of Science in Science (Makerere University, Kampala).

Dr Eunice Otuko Apio received her PhD in African studies and anthropology from the Department of History and Cultures, the University of Birmingham (UK) in 2016. In 2017, she joined the Law School, University of Birmingham as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Gender and Transitional justice, and works on the subject of resilience in survivors of war-related sexual violence (

Her doctoral thesis examined Children Born of War in northern Uganda: Kinship, Marriage, and the Politics of Post-conflict Reintegration in Lango society ( She is founder of the charity Facilitation for Peace and Development (FAPAD) based in northern Uganda, and has worked in conflict and post conflict settings in northern Uganda since 2001. She is also the author of Zura Maids, a novel that explores the realities of human trafficking in today’s African society.

Watch: Eunice Apio (Facilitation for Peace and Development) on Children and Armed Conflict – Security Council, 7466th meeting

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