Dr Marceline Naudi is a social worker by profession and a Senior Lecturer within the Department of Gender Studies, at the University of Malta. She teaches and supervises student research on gender issues, violence against women and other anti-oppressive issues. She is active on the issues of gender equality and violence against women, LGBTIQ, as well as wider human rights issues in Malta and throughout Europe. She is currently a board member of the Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE) network, and vice president of GREVIO, the Council of Europe monitoring body of the Istanbul Convention. She will be heading a European Observatory on Femicide starting in January 2018.