Anna v. Gall is a lawyer and has expertise on Women, Peace & Security (UNSRC 1325) She is a lawyer by trainee and worked before at ZIF, the German Association of Counselling Services on Child Abuse, at the German Association of Women’s Shelters and for five years at the ECCHR, where she coordinated the work on gender and human rights. She has litigated cases of sexual and gender-based violence and worked on situations of sexual and gender-based violence in Colombia, Sri Lanka and the Democratic Republic of Congo. She gives workshops on WPS, the rule of law and gender, and published on WPS, and the use of law regarding sexual and gender-based violence. She is also a member of the German Women's Security Council.