Ilaria Boiano

Lawyer, Bar of Rome

Ilaria Boiano is a lawyer of the Bar of Rome, with experience in protecting rights of women and the rights of migrants. She has a PhD in Criminal Law at the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa with a doctoral thesis on violence against women in criminal legal discourse. She has conducted research at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York and at European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, continuing her training with international seminars and courses, lastly at the CWASU (Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit), London Metropolitan University (Fall 2013). She is a gender law researcher onl research projects funded by the European Commission and contributed to the report ‘The criminalisation of irregular immigration: law and practice in Italy’, with the support of OSFs. A feminist activist, since 2009 she has been part of the legal office of the NGO Differenza Donna giving legal advice and assistance to migrant women suffering from trafficking in human beings for sexual exploitation, sexual violence and intimate partner violence. She contributed to the drafting of the civil society shadow report submitted to the CEDAW Committee in 2011 on the implementation of CEDAW in Italy and to the report, ‘What is really being done in Italy’ on the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action.

Forthcoming Events


7th LCSS PhD Methodology Conference

The conference aims to bring together PhD & Professional doctoral students and early-career researchers from various disciplines within the Social Sciences and Humanities in order to share their research experiences.

Latest News

A Tide of Humanity: Discussing the Migrant Crisis

On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis

LCSS Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, London, 3rd-7th August 2015

In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.

LCSS Summer School 2015

We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August

International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education

LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education


“Insider” and/or “outsider: Anthropologists’ constant status negotiation”

Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

In the Name of the Nation: the burqa ban, French values and Islam

Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy

On Welfare Reform with Baroness Molly Meacher

Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.

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