Emma Fulu

Co-Lead for Learning and External Engagement (The Equality Institute)

Dr Emma Fulu is a researcher, feminist activist and one of the world’s leading experts on violence against women. She is the founder and Executive Director of the Equality Institute, a global feminist agency working to advance gender equality and end violence against women and girls. The Equality Institute is one of the core partners of the Evidence for Impact Consortium of What Works to Prevent Violence: Impact at Scale, and Emma will serve as the Evaluation Specialist (a shared position). Emma is also the co-founder of VOICE, a non-profit organisation that partners with women and girls in conflict and disaster settings to amplify their solutions to violence in their own communities. Before that she worked at the United Nations and led the ground-breaking UN Multi-Country Study on Men and Violence, the findings of which have been featured on BBC, Al Jazeera, and CNN. Emma is Co-Chair of the Gender and Rights Advisory Panel of the World Health Organization, and a member of the Global Women’s Institute Leadership Council. She has a PhD from the University of Melbourne, is the author of Domestic Violence in Asia, and publishes widely on gender, violence, masculinities and feminist leadership.