Sara De Vido


assistant professor in International Law

Sara De Vido is Associate Professor of International Law at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, Italy, where she teaches international law, human rights law and European Union law. She also teaches at the Venice International University, San Servolo, Italy. She is vice-director of the Centre for Human Rights (Cestudir) at Ca’ Foscari University. She is affiliate to the Manchester International Law Centre, UK, where she co-founded the Women in international law network (Wilnet). She has spent several research periods abroad, including at the University of Manchester, UK, and at the Hitotsubashi and Waseda universities in Tokyo, Japan. She teaches in Italian, English and French in Italy and abroad. Her main interests of research are: the fight against transnational criminality and women’s rights under international law. Among her publications, a monograph on the Council of Europe Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Donne, violenza e diritto internazionale, Mimesis, 2016). Her book Violence against women’s health under international law is forthcoming for the Manchester University Press (2020).