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Equality and Citizenship Programme
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Kiki Petroulaki

European Anti Violence Network, and Chair of European DV Forum.
Based in Athens, Greece.

Prof. Mari Luz Esteban

Relationship theorist, lecturer in Anthropology, EHU/University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain.

Dr. Emanuela Lombardo

Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, expert in gender policy and legislation in Europe.
Spanish, Italian and English speaker.

Prof. Nicole Westmarland

Durham University, UK

Dr Helen Mott

The Intervention Initiative at the University of the West of England, UK – and UK Government Task Force member.

Dr Carlene Firmin

OBE, MsUnderstood/University of Bedfordshire, UK.

Ms Alexandra Geen

Public Health Specialist Violence Against Women team, Bristol City Council, UK.

Ms Hareem Ghani

Women’s Officer, UK National Union of Students.

Dr Sevasti-Melissa Nolas

CIRCY, University of Sussex, UK, EU-project PI, AVA project.
Greek & English speaker.

Dr. Montse Rifá

Assistant Professor, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain.
Director of the UAB Egalitarian Observatory where she acts to prevent GRV in the University.

Prof. Teresa Nuño

Professor of Maths and Experimental Sciences at EHU/University Of the Basque Country, Spain.
Based in Bilbao.

Katie Russell

Rape Crisis, UK.

Prof. Tamar Pitch

University of Perugia, Italy. Professor in Philosophy and Sociology of Law


This research project, led by Brunel University London with partners and associate partners across 6 European countries, aims to develop innovative training for university staff who may respond to disclosures of sexual violence, and to embed this within institutions.