Marceline Naudi is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Malta, Malta and is Head of the new Department of Gender Studies within the Faculty for Social Wellbeing. She contributes to teaching within several other University departments and Faculties on gender issues, violence against women and other anti-oppressive issues . She received her first degree from University of Malta (1980), her Master’s Degree in Women’s Studies from University of Bradford (1990) and her Doctorate from Manchester University (2004).
She is also active in the issues of gender equality and violence against women, as well as wider equal opportunity issues. She represented Malta at the Council of Europe ad Hoc Committee on Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (CAHVIO) which drafted the Istanbul Convention, and has recently been elected onto its monitoring body, the GREVIO. In a voluntary capacity she has supported and acted as consultant to various agencies in the field of violence against women, gender, LGBTIQ, racism and ethnicity. She also sits on the Women Against Violence Europe (WAVE) Network Board, and the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) Observatory on Violence against Women Strategy Group. She is a management committee member of the EU COST Action on Femicide across Europe and is currently undertaking research on Femicide in Malta.