Irene Rosales is Policy and Campaigns Officer and more specifically she is responsible of developing and delivering advocacy and campaigns plans in the fields of violence against women and sexual and reproductive health and rights. In 2013, Irene worked in the coordination of the project “Act against rape! Use the Istanbul Convention”, developed in cooperation with the Council of Europe.
Irene holds a Master’s Degree on Gender Studies, a Master on Evaluation of public policies and a Degree on Political Science (specialisation on European Studies) by the University Complutense of Madrid.
Before joining the EWL, she worked in the Europe Region World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) as Gender and Diversity Coordinator and in the Office of the EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator where she collaborated in the setting up of the EU Civil Society Platform against Trafficking in Human Beings. Between 2007 and 2012, Irene worked as evaluator of public policies and projects in the field of social policy and cooperation for development. Irene has also being involved as volunteer in various women’s organisations and professional groups for gender equality. As a feminist, she has always tried to include a gender equality perspective both to her professional and personal life.