Dr. Dubravka Simonovic

United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women

Dr. Dubravka Simonovic

United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women

Biography

Dr. Dubravka Šimonovic is the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, and a member of the UN High Commission for Refugees Advisory Group on gender, forced displacement and protection. A Croatian by nationality, she has worked extensively on human rights issues. She holds a PhD in family law from the University of Zagreb, and is a prolific writer on women’s rights and prevention of violence against women.

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