Juncal is the Policy Specialist on Violence against Women Data in the UN Women Ending Violence against Women section in New York. Before joining UN Women in March 2015, Juncal worked in the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in headquarters in the area of sexual and reproductive health as well as in the regional office for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok as Technical Specialist on Violence against Women and Girls. Prior to joining the UN, she worked as a public health researcher in Spain, her home country, where she participated in a number of quantitative and qualitative studies on intimate partner violence, and was part of the team who coordinated the development of the Spanish National Protocol for a Healthcare Response to Gender-Based Violence. She has also worked in Peru and in Samoa. Juncal holds a Master’s degree in Gender and Development from the Complutense University of Madrid and a PhD in Psychology from the University of Valencia, Spain.