Expert Meeting on the Role of Women in Organised Crime

Executive Summary

On the 2019 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the United Nations Studies Association (UNSA) Vienna organized an expert meeting on women’s roles in organised criminal activities and human trafficking networks. Further, the topic of organised crime related femicide was debated by the experts.

Location: Vienna International Centre, Wagramer Straße 5, 1400 Vienna, UNIS Multimedia Room, GO545
Event details


  • H.E. Ms. Alicia Guadalupe Buenrostro Massieu, Permanent Mission of Mexico
  • Mag. Colin Craig, UNODC, SHERLOC Focal Point

  • Mag.a Citlalin Castaneda de la Mora, UNODC, Organized Crime and Illicit Trafficking Branch 

  • Dr. Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
  • Mag.a Evelyn Probst, LEFÖ - Intervention Centre for Trafficked Women Austria 

  • Dr. Michael Platzer, UNSA Vienna, FEMICIDE Publication Editorial Team 

  • Prof. Alessandra Dino, University of Palermo

  • Dr. Marie-Helen Maras, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York


Registration is over.

Event report

All statements of our experts will be published in our next FEMICIDE publication.