Johanna Pieper

Doctoral Researcher

  • Short CV

    • Since 07/2021: Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute for Latin American Studies

    • 04/2021 - 06/2021: Student Assistant at the GIGA Institute for Latin American Studies

    • 01/2021 - 03/2021: Internship at the GIGA Institute for Latin American Studies

    • 09/2020 - 12/2020: Internship in Consulting at the Momentum Novum Sustainability Consultancy

    • 03/2019 - 04/2019: Internship at the Language Service of the German Bundestag

    • Education: M.A. in Euroculture (European Studies) at the Georg-August-University of Göttingen and the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen; B.A. in Translation at the Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg

    Current Research

    • Social protection mechanisms in Latin America, Asia and the Middle East during the COVID-19 pandemic

    • Policies on violence against women in Latin America during the COVID-19 pandemic

    • Comparative regionalism (EU, Mercosur, Andean Community)

    • Norm diffusion

    Countries and Regions

    • Latin America

    Johanna Pieper

    Doctoral Researcher

    GIGA Focus Global | 6/2021

    The Shadow Pandemic: Policy Efforts on Gender-Based Violence during COVID-19 in the Global South

    With the pandemic, the risk of violence against women and children, especially within the home, increased further as people sheltered at home at the same time that they faced great financial and emotional stress. The authors of this GIGA Focus assess government efforts to address and treat gender-based violence.

    Speaker | 20/10/2021

    The Shadow Pandemic: Policy Efforts Addressing Gender-Based Violence During COVID-19

    GIGA Forum Online event: 20/10/2021 Organisers: German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA)

    Johanna Pieper

    Doctoral Researcher


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