Susana Chiarotti is a human rights activist, Argentinian feminist lawyer, and Director of the Institute of Gender, Law and Development in Rosario, Argentina. Ms. Chiarotti is responsible for the Monitoring Area of Cladem, the Latin American and Caribbean Commiittee for the Defense of Women Rights. She is involved with the launching and developing of Rosario as a Human Rights City. Susana is also the author of numerous articles and publications on Human Rights and Women's Rights and is in charge of the Seminar "Gender and Legislation" in the MA programme "Power and Society from the perspective of gender" at National University of Rosario. Ms. Chiarotti is also a consultant to CEPAL and the Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW).