Bouna-Vaila, Andromachi, Dr., studied Social Anthropology at University of the Aegean, and she holds a master’s and a PhD degree in the field of “Sociology of Gender” from the University of Ioannina. She was an Academic Scholar at the University of Ioannina. She is currently a lecturer at the University of the Aegean where she teaches sexual orientation/gender identity issues and sociology of violence. At the same time, she is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of the Aegean – her research focuses on “Gender-based school violence at Greece and Albania”. She has taken part in numerous scientific conferences and has published books on gender issues.