Daniela Alaattinoğlu is a second year PhD researcher in law at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Daniela specialises and has published in the fields of gender and law, intersectionality, human rights, particularly focusing on gender violence. Prior to the EUI, she studied at the University of Helsinki and Istanbul Bilgi University. Her published LLM thesis on intimate femicide court cases in Finland and Turkey was rewarded with the annual price of excellence by the Foundation of Finnish Lawyers in 2014. Daniela has earlier worked at the Police College of Finland, academia, the Finnish State and an Istanbul-based human rights NGO.