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Megan Daigle

Senior Research Fellow

Humanitarian Policy Group

Portrait of Megan Daigle

Megan joined the Humanitarian Policy Group as Senior Research Fellow in September 2019. Previously, she has held positions with University of Birmingham, the Gender and Development Network, and the Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development, as well as consultancies with International Alert, Christian Aid, and Womankind Worldwide. She sits on the board of the International Feminist Journal of Politics.

Megan holds a PhD from Aberystwyth University’s Department of International Politics with a thesis on sexual politics in Cuba. Her book, From Cuba with Love: Sex and Money in the Twenty-First Century, was published by the University of California Press in 2015.

  1. ‘Stranger danger’ and the gendered/racialised construction of threats in humanitarianism

    Journal issue/article

  2. Sexual and reproductive health and rights after Covid-19: A forward-looking agenda

    Briefing/policy papers

  3. How humanitarians should consider LGBT+ issues in their work

  4. Women, Peace and Security and humanitarianism – 3 ideas for a return to radical action

  5. Why gender matters to internal displacement


  6. World Humanitarian Day 2020: confronting systemic inequality in the sector

  7. Justice, the rule of law and Covid-19: three expert views

  8. Moving forward on gender, livelihoods and financing: submission to UN High-Level Panel on internal displacement

    Briefing/policy papers

  9. Covid-19 – why gender matters

  10. Gender equality and women’s and girls’ empowerment: our approach and priorities


  11. Gender in displacement: the state of play