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Project Assistant,Gender and Security Division

Marta Ghittoni is a full time Project Assistant for the DCAF Operations III Gender and Security in Africa programme. She works on strengthening the integration of gender into SSR processes in the West African context.

Before joining DCAF, Marta worked at the International Committee for the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies on gender and sexual violence in the Protection of Civilian Populations unit. In addition, she also worked for the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom on advocating for women's rights in conflict in the Human Rights programme.

Marta holds an MA in Applied Human Rights from the University of York, UK where she focused her dissertation on care work policies and their influence on gender equality.