European University Institute State of the Union
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Simona Lanzoni

Simona Lanzoni is member of the Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence by the Parties. She is also vice-president of PANGEA, an Italian women’s rights foundation that promotes development programmes for women and dialogue among European countries.  She graduated in Political Science from the University La Sapienza of Rome. She is an expert on gender issues, women’s rights and microfinance and has published several articles on violence against women in Italy.