Leja Markelj, MA
Leja Markelj, master of social pedagogy, is a research assistant at the Peace Institute. She obtained her master’s degree at Faculty of Education in Ljubljana with thesis Motherhood and intimate relationships of female sex workers in Slovenia (2018) awarded by the University Prešeren Award. She has participated in research projects that addressed sex work through a harm reduction perspective. She is particularly interested in topics related to gender, minorities, (structural) inequality, criminology, human rights, migration and inclusive policy-making.
The research will provide empirical evidence and develop theoretical interpretation of diverse care mobilities that have intensified in eldercare in Slovenia in last decade.