Mary Collins - Secretary General

Mary Collins - Secretary General

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Direct phone: +32 (0)2 210 04 28

Mary Collins is an expert in Economic and Social Policies. She holds a master’s degree in economic and social policies from the university UCLouvain. Before joining the EWL in 1995, Mary worked in child protection for the Health Authority in Ireland and the European Federation of Organisations working with the Homeless (FEANTSA) in Brussels.

Mary joined the EWL to coordinate the organisation’s representation and active participation at the Fourth World Conference for Women which took place in Beijing in 1995 and produced the Beijing Platform for Action. Over the last 15 years, Mary has worked on a variety of issues, including violence against women, EU asylum and human rights policies, the EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child and the UN Convention on Disabled Persons.

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EWL event "Progress towards a Europe free from all forms of male violence" to mark the 10th aniversary of the Istanbul Convention, 12 May 2021.

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