Nominated by NGO CSW/Vienna

Anna Rivina

Anna Rivina (she/her/hers) has a PhD in Law and is the co-founder and Director of Abuse Problem Resolution Center “Nasiliu.net”. Anna created a help map with information on crisis centers across the country for the victims of domestic violence along with video instructions on how to behave when faced with violence and created many more important media projects. She gave dozens of interviews on the topic of domestic violence in Russia. She opened a center for women where victims of abuse can get legal and psychological assistance. Anna is also a professor at Moscow State Law Academy (MGYA- МГЮА) where she teaches family law. She entered the rating of the most promising Russians under 30 years old in 2020 among 100 nominees. Anna also entered the list of Twenty Young and Promising by RBC magazine.