Gloria Atiba Davies is currently the Head of the Gender and Children Unit (GCU) in the Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court. With her professional training as a lawyer, she gained expertise working on issues of sexual and gender-based violence in her home country Sierra Leone where she started her legal practice as a State Prosecutor, raising to the level of Principal State Council and acted in the position of the Director of Public Prosecutions, and also in the Gambia, where she held the position of Deputy Director of Public Prosecutor. In her current job, she provides support to integrated Teams thus cutting across the different Divisions and situations/cases being investigated and prosecuted by the OTP. Three of her focus areas are (1) Sexual and gender-based violence (2) Crimes against and affecting children and (3) issues relating to victims and witnesses. She is also involved in the development of policies, protocols and guidelines relevant to her focus areas, the Sexual and Gender-based Crimes Policy being one.