- Affiliation: Overseas Development Institute
Nicola Jones has a PhD in Political Science and is a Research Fellow in the Social Development Programme at the Overseas Development Institute. Her research, advice and public affairs work focuses on gender analysis, social protection and poverty reduction policies, child wellbeing, and the linkages between knowledge, policy and power. Since 2007 she has led a number of multi-country studies on child- and gender-sensitive social protection in Africa, Asia and viagra sale usa Latin America for AusAID, DFID and UNICEF. Prior to joining ODI she worked with a range of GO, NGO and academic agencies in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific on issues of gender, childhood, intra-household dynamics and poverty reduction policies. Nicola has published widely for a range of academic, policy and practitioner audiences, including two books: Gender and the political opportunities of democratization in South Korea (2006), and Child Poverty, Evidence and Policy: Mainstreaming Children in International Development (2010) with A. Sumner.
Books by Nicola Jones
Beyond Mothers and Safety Nets
Gender and Social Protection in the Developing World introduces a much-needed gender lens to debates around social protection. Millions of pounds in international development funding are being invested annually in social protection policies and programmes to address high levels of poverty and vulnerability in the developing world. Poverty is perpetuated by risks and vulnerabilities, many of which are gendered. Time poverty, gender-based violence, discriminatory labour markets and unequal… (more information)