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Ester Tottie

Research Assistant

Ester Tottie

Ester Totti

Ester is a Research Assistant in the SIPRI Peace and Development Programme. Her research interests include peacebuilding and gender dynamics in armed conflict. Prior to joining SIPRI, Ester graduated from Uppsala University with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in peace and conflict studies. Both her theses have treated the topic of conflict-related sexual violence. As a part of her master’s studies, Ester also completed an internship at the Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria with a focus on politics and human rights.

Subject expertise

Peacebuilding, gender in peace and conflict, conflict-related sexual violence

Regional expertise


Swedish, English

MSc in Peace and conflict studies, Uppsala University

BA in Peace and conflict studies, Uppsala University