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NO to an EU Directive without rape

Rape was cancelled from the EU Directive on violence against women (VAW), according to a political agreement reached on 6

Deconstructing a victimising narrative of women’s lives

Autonomy and vulnerability in migration, through an intersectional and human rights-based approach Padova – 5, 12, 18, 19 April 2023

HR monitoring trends: evolutionary interpretation, intersectional approach and fact-finding methodologies

My reflections are mostly based on my experience as United Nations Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and

Situational Vulnerability in Supranational and Italian Legislation

How to identify situations of abuse of vulnerability, which are constitutive of severe labour exploitation? https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fhumd.2022.861600/full

Understanding Exploitation Requires a Human Rights and Gender-Sensitive Intersectional Approach

My analysis of women’s exploitation in agriculture, domestic/care work, and sex work, shows that intersectional factors produce various types of

The victim’s consent in international law and case-law

VIENNA, 8 November 2021  – KEY-NOTE SPEECH – THE VICTIM’S CONSENT IN INTERNATIONAL LAW AND CASE-LAW by Maria Grazia Giammarinaro I

Proud to have spoken at the launch of Talitha Kum’s CALL TO ACTION

TO CARE is an important word for all women. In the traditional division ofwork, social reproduction is the sphere assigned

Revising EU Directive on human trafficking? For bad or good reasons?

Directive 2011/36/EU is not fully and correctly implemented, especially concerning its most innovative aspects on victims’ rights. Therefore, I’m convinced

G20 governments must address violence embedded in women’s exploitation

Violence against women is not an issue regarding women only, but the society as a whole. It must be considered