Dr. Emma Fulu is an independent consultant supporting the DFID-funded What Works to Prevent Violence Global Programme, particularly in the areas of research and policy uptake. Emma is the Founder and Director of The Equality Institute, based in Australia. Prior to that she was the Head of Research with Partners for Prevention: a joint UN programme for the prevention of violence against women, where she led the UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific. She has undertaken research on violence against women and girls for over a decade, chiefly in Asia and the Pacific, and her special interest is the impact of globalisation on violence prevalence. Emma is the author of the book Domestic Violence in Asia: Globalization, gender and Islam in the Maldives and a number of journal articles and reports on violence against women.