Marina Elefante is a Legal Consultant at the World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law, within the Global Indicators Group (DECIG). She specializes in international human rights law and her current research covers access to identification, gender-based legal discrimination, women’s financial inclusion, and childcare. Previously, she has worked on criminal legal aid for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and human trafficking at The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She graduated from the University of Napoli Law School and received a master’s degree in human rights and humanitarian action from the University of Siena and an LL.M. in international legal studies from Georgetown University Law Center.