Katerina leads research, evaluation, and analytical services in gender equality and human rights for the European Commission and its agencies, the World Bank, and the United Nations.
She uses qualitative, quantitative, and participatory methods to identify discrimination cases on the grounds of gender, ethnicity, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation, and disability in various policy areas. Katerina evaluates the effectiveness of laws, policies, and programs to eliminate discrimination in education, employment, and health. She develops recommendations for the fair treatment of vulnerable groups in the European Union. Katerina has published academic articles and policy reports on gender equality, immigration, and minority rights and has given numerous conference presentations in the United Kingdom, the United States, and continental Europe.
Ph.D., Political Science, University College London
- Katerina Mantouvalou. (2020). ‘COVID-19 and gender-blind responses: key policies adopted across the UK and EU put many women at risk’.
Katerina Mantouvalou et al. (2018). Female genital mutilation: Estimation of girls at risk. European Institute for Gender Equality.
- Katerina Mantouvalou et al. (2017). VulnerABLE: Pilot project related to the development of evidence based strategies to improve the health of isolated and vulnerable persons. Scientific Report, DG SANTE.
- Katerina Mantouvalou et al. (2017). The economic benefits of gender equality in the European Union. European Institute for Gender Equality.
Katerina Mantouvalou et al. (2015). The situation of gender equality at local and regional level in Europe. European Commission.