Professor Ruth Rubio Marin has received a standing ovation for her powerful State of the Union address. On 5-7 May 2016, the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, hosted the sixth edition of the State of the Union. The topic of this year was Women in Europe and the World. Professor Ruth Rubio Marín, who holds the chair of Constitutional and Public Comparative Law at the European University Institute, highlighted the injustices women and girls in Europe and the World face. You can listen to the address in full, and the IntLawGrrls site has provided a fantastic summary of some of the highlights.