I had a moment of dizzying clarity during a visit to The Gambia last month, when policy lines revisited in briefings, meetings and documents burst back into life, regained their power and gave a renewed sense of purpose to my …
I am a gender policy adviser at the Department for International Development, working on child, early and forced marriage and FGM.
I oversee DFID’s contributions to two UN global programmes on these policy issues and work closely with our representatives in the 24 countries where the programmes operate. I have a background in evaluation and have previously worked for DFID in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Somalia.
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