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Julia Planitzer

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Title: 
Dr.in
First Name: 
Julia
Last Name: 
Planitzer
Position: 
Senior Researcher
Telephone: 
+43 (1) 4277 27446
Address: 
Freyung 6 (Schottenhof), 1. Hof, Stiege II, A-1010 Wien

 

Curriculum Vitae

 Key competences

  • Legal human rights research, in particular concerning trafficking in human beings and human rights, women’s rights, children’s rights
  • Research projects in the area of trafficking in human beings for labour exploitation, access to compensation for trafficked persons, child protection in development cooperation, implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), violence against women with disabilities
  • Coordination of (research) projects
  • Teaching and presentations in the areas of international human rights law, women’s rights and gender equality, children’s rights and trafficking in human beings

Professional record

  • Researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (current position, since 2008), various projects including:
    • Access to Specialised Victim Support Services for Women with Disabilities who have experienced Violence, project funded by Daphne III Pogramme of the European Union (concluded)
    • Corporate Liability regarding Trafficking in Human Beings for the purpose of Labour Exploitation and Access to Effective Remedy, funded by the Jubilee Fund of the Austrian National Bank
    • Expert participation and component lead in EU Twinning Projects: Trafficking in Human Beings (Romania, Croatia) and Promoting Gender Equality in Working Life (Turkey) (concluded)
  • Legal assistant and deputy human rights coordinator at Federal Ministry of Social Affairs and Consumer Protection (2005-2008)

Research Visits

  • Tilburg Law School/Tilburg University, the Netherlands, February – March 2012
  • Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Lund/Sweden, November – December 2013
  • Institute of European Studies/University of California, Berkeley/California, April-May 2015 (funded by the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation)

Education

  • Fellow of the Doctoral College ('Initiativkolleg') 'Empowerment through Human Rights' of the University of Vienna (2010-2013)
  • Legal studies, University of Vienna and Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands) Specialisation: Environmental Law, European Law and International Law

Membership in professional bodies/networks

Member Editorial Board of 'Journal of Trafficking and Human Exploitation'

Austrian Task Force on Human Trafficking (Advisory membership of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights)

Publications

  • Julia Planitzer, Nora Katona (2017), Criminal Liability of Corporations for Trafficking in Human Beings for Labour Exploitation, 505-511, Global Policy (Volume 8/Issue 4)
  • Katharina Häusler, Karin Lukas, Julia Planitzer (2017) Non-judicial remedies: Company-based grievance mechanisms and international arbitration, in Juan José Álvarez Rubio, Katerina Yiannibas (eds.), Human Rights in Business, Routledge, ISBN 978-1-138-28418-0. Open access version: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351979153
  • Julia Planitzer (2018), Corporate Liability regarding Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Labor Exploitation and the Right to Reparation, in Belachew Gebrewold, Johanna Kostenzer, Andreas Müller (eds.), Human Trafficking and Exploitation: Lessons from Europe, Routledge, ISBN 978-0-415-79127-4.
  • Julia Planitzer, Nora Katona, Barbara Linder, Karin Lukas (forthcoming 2018), Searching for accountability of the private sector: civil liability of corporations for trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labour exploitation in the European context, in Alison Brysk, Michael Stohl (eds.), Contracting Human Rights – Crisis, Accountability, and Opportunity, Edward Elgar.
  • Planitzer J. (2016) Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Labour Exploitation: Can Obligatory Reporting by Corporations Prevent Trafficking?, in Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 2016 issue 4 (318-339).
  • Mandl S./Planitzer J. (2015) Implementation of Art. 7 CEDAW in Austria (in German), in Kommentar zum Übereinkommen der Vereinten Nationen zur Beseitigung jeder Form von Diskriminierung der Frau, Stämpfli, ISBN 978-3-7272-3127-8.
  • Planitzer J. (2015) Implementation of Art. 6 CEDAW in Austria (in German), in Kommentar zum Übereinkommen der Vereinten Nationen zur Beseitigung jeder Form von Diskriminierung der Frau, Stämpfli, ISBN 978-3-7272-3127-8.
  • Planitzer J. (2014) Trafficking in Human Beings and Human Rights - The Role of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, NWV, ISBN 978-3-7083-0964-45.
  • Mandl S./Schachner A./Sprenger C./Planitzer J. (2014) Access to specialized victim support services for women who have experienced violence, http://women-disabilities-violence.humanrights.at/countries/comparative-country-results
  • Hajdu L., Planitzer J., Probst E. (2014) Arbeitsausbeutung. Ein sozial-ökonomisches Phänomen? Frauenhandel bzw. Menschenhandel zum Zweck der Arbeitsausbeutung von Ungarinnen und Ungarn in Österreich [Labour Exploitation of Hungarian Workers in Austria]. Wien: 2014.
  • Kinzelbach K., Planitzer J., Reichhold U., Sandner M., Sax H. (2014) Kinderschutz ist Kinderrecht – Neue Herausforderungen für die deutsche staatliche Entwicklungszusammenarbeit.[Global Trends Jeopardize Rights-Based Child Protection].
  • Linder B., Planitzer J., Steinkellner A. (2014) Corporate Social Responsibility to Prevent Human Trafficking – The Construction Sector in Austria – A Mapping. 2014.
  • Nowak M., Planitzer J. (2013) Trafficking in Human Beings Amounting to Torture and other Forms of Ill-treatment – Legal Analysis, in OSCE, Occasional Paper Series No. 5, Trafficking in Human Beings Amounting to Torture and other Forms of Ill-treatment, ISBN 978-92-9234-439-9.
  • Planitzer J. (2012) Frauenhandel in Österreich: Der schmale Grat zwischen Aufenthalt und Abschiebung [Trafficked women in Austria between residence and deportation], in M.Nowak und E. Saurer (†) (Hrsg.), Vom Umgang mit den „Anderen“- Historische und menschenrechtliche Perspektiven der Abschiebung, ISBN 978-3-7083-0866-1 .
  • Planitzer J. (2012) 'GRETA’s first years of work--review of the monitoring of implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings', in Anti-Trafficking Review 2012/1.
  • Planitzer J., Sax H. (2011) Combating THB for Labour Exploitation in Austria, in Rijken C. (ed.) Combating Trafficking in Human Beings for Labour Exploitation, Wolf Legal Publishers, ISBN 978905850653.
  • Planitzer J., Probst E., Steiner B., Unterlerchner B. (2011) Entschädigungsmöglichkeiten für Betroffene des Menschenhandels in Österreich [Compensation for Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings in Austria], OEGB, ISBN 978-3703514982 .
  • Planitzer J. (2009) Guiding Principles on Memoranda of Understanding between Key Stakeholders and Law Enforcement Agencies on Counter-Trafficking Cooperation, IOM Vienna, ISBN 9789290685180 .
  • Planitzer J. (2009) Die Ausbeutung von Mädchen in der Prostitution als Form des Kinderhandels mit Fokus auf Südost- und Osteuropa [Exploitation of girls in prostitution as form of trafficking in children with a focus on South-Eastern and Eastern Europe], in Bielefeldt H., Deile V., Hamm B., Hutter F., Kurtenbach S., Tretter H. (eds.), Jahrbuch Menschenrechte 2010, Böhlau, Vienna, ISBN 9783205784265 .
  • Planitzer J. (2009) Frauenhandel, Prostitution und Sexarbeit" [Trafficking in women, prostitution and sex work], AEP 1/2009, pp. 17-18.
  • Planitzer J. (2007) Menschenhandel -Was hat sich seit Palermo getan? [Trafficking in Human Beings – What happened since Palermo?], in juridikum 2007/2, Verlag Österreich, pp. 107-111.