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Nicola Jones

Principal Research Fellow

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion

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. Ethiopia round 2 survey 2019/2020

    Toolkit/guidelines

  2. Exploring adolescent girls’ and boys’ capabilities and the role of adolescent empowerment programming in Rwanda

    Briefing/policy papers

  3. ‘People won’t die due to the disease; they will die due to hunger’: exploring the impacts of Covid-19 on Rohingya and Bangladeshi adolescents in Cox’s Bazar

    Briefing/policy papers

  4. ‘I have nothing to feed my family…’: Covid-19 risk pathways for adolescent girls in low- and middle-income countries

    Research reports

  5. Experiences of vulnerable urban youth under Covid-19: the case of youth living with HIV

    Briefing/policy papers

  6. Experiences of vulnerable urban youth under Covid-19: the case of street-connected youth and young people involved in commercial sex work

    Briefing/policy papers

  7. Experiences of vulnerable urban youth under Covid-19: the case of youth with disabilities

    Briefing/policy papers

  8. Experiences of vulnerable urban youth under Covid-19: the case of domestic workers

    Briefing/policy papers

  9. Experiences of vulnerable urban youth under Covid-19: the case of youth working in factories and industrial parks

    Briefing/policy papers

  10. Life skills for adolescent girls in the Covid-19 pandemic

    Toolkit/guidelines

  11. Gender-norms, violence and adolescence: exploring how gender norms are associated with experiences of childhood violence among young adolescents in Ethiopia

    Other

  12. Child marriage risks in the context of Covid-19 in Ethiopia

    Briefing/policy papers

  13. ‘Every action counts’: why the humanitarian sector needs to fast-track inclusion

  14. DFID and FCO merger: our experts' views

  15. Adolescent refugee challenges under Covid-19

    Event

  16. 'We didn't come here to eat. We came here to save our life': health and nutrition challenges facing adolescents in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

    Briefing/policy papers

  17. Intersecting inequalities, gender and adolescent health in Ethiopia

    Other

  18. GAGE virtual research toolkit: qualitative research with young people on their Covid-19 experiences

    Toolkit/guidelines

  19. Covid-19 phone survey (round 1)

    Toolkit/guidelines

  20. Exploring the impact of Covid-19 on adolescents in the Gaza Strip

    Briefing/policy papers

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