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Nicola Jones

Principal Research Fellow

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion, ODI MED

Portrait of Nicola Jones

Nicola has a PhD in Political Science and specialises in research and advisory work on gender, childhood and youth, social policy and social protection. She has carried out work for a range of funders (AusAID, DFID, EU, FAO, UNICEF, UNDP, IDRC, GAVI Alliance, Oak Foundation, Plan International, Save the Children, UN Women and the World Bank) and her country expertise is broad, having worked in East and West Africa, Asia, Latin America and more recently in the MENA region. Nicola is currently Co-Director of the Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE) programme, a nine-year DFID-funded longitudinal research programme building knowledge on good-practice programmes and policies that support adolescent girls in the Global South to reach their full potential. She has published widely including six books, more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles, as well as reports, policy briefs and short communication pieces.

  1. How to maximise the impacts of cash transfers for vulnerable adolescents in Jordan

    Research reports

  2. Agency and empowerment for adolescent girls beyond Covid-19

    Event

  3. Sisterhood and beyond: keeping up momentum on feminist change

    Event

  4. Human rights education in humanitarian settings: opportunities and challenges

    Other

  5. Covid-19 phone survey (round 2) in Jordan and Palestine

    Toolkit/guidelines

  6. Through their eyes: exploring the complex drivers of child marriage in humanitarian contexts

    Research reports

  7. Challenging power dynamics and eliciting marginalized adolescent voices through qualitative methods

    Other

  8. ‘The first thing that I fear for my future is lack of rain and drought’: climate change and its impacts on adolescent capabilities in low- and middle-income countries

    Research reports

  9. Social isolation and disrupted privacy: impacts of Covid-19 on adolescent girls in humanitarian contexts

    Other

  10. Exploring the impacts of Covid-19 on Rohingya adolescents in Cox's Bazar: a mixed-methods study

    Other

  11. Constrained choices: exploring the complexities of adolescent girls’ voice and agency in child marriage decisions in Ethiopia

    Other

  12. ‘Girls don’t shout if they are raped… that is taboo’: exploring barriers to Ethiopian adolescents’ freedom from age- and gender-based violence

    Research reports

  13. ‘They did not take me to a clinic’: Ethiopian adolescents’ access to health and nutrition information and services

    Research reports

  14. Intersecting vulnerabilities: the impacts of Covid‑19 on the psycho‑emotional lives of young people in low‑ and middle‑income countries

    Other

  15. Adolescents’ experiences of Covid-19 and the public health response in Jordan

    Briefing/policy papers

  16. Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme and adolescent wellbeing: evidence from the GAGE study

    Book/book chapter

  17. Disentangling urban adolescents’ vulnerability to age- and gender-based violence through a capability lens in Ethiopia and Rwanda

    Book/book chapter

  18. Adolescents’ experiences of Covid-19 and the public health response in urban Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Briefing/policy papers

  19. ‘Children are future leaders of the country’: Ethiopian adolescents’ access to voice and agency

    Briefing/policy papers

  20. Leave no adolescent behind: addressing inequities in educational attainment in rural Ethiopia

    Other

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