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Paola Pereznieto

Research Associate

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion

Portrait of Paola Pereznieto

Paola is a social economist with more than 13 years of experience in social policy and international development. She has extensive experience managing international development projects, conducting policy research and evaluations for a range of clients (governments, UN agencies, IFIs and NGOs) and providing capacity building to researchers and practitioners in developing countries. She has strong expertise in the management, design and implementation of qualitative and quantitative research projects in a range of developing countries. Current foci of her work includes: women and girl’s economic empowerment; girls’ education; gender and child sensitive social protection; violence against women and girls; child protection; child and youth poverty and vulnerability analysis; youth economic opportunities, children’s social exclusion; social budgeting and policy responses to mitigate impacts of economic and environmental shocks (climate change) on vulnerable groups. Paola has work experience in the following countries: BiH, CAR, DRC, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, FYR Macedonia, Mali, Mozambique, Mexico, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, OPT, Peru, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Vietnam, and Yemen.
She is fluent in English and Spanish, has working knowledge of French and speaks basic Portuguese.

  1. Ending violence against children while addressing the global climate crisis

    Working papers

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

    Toolkit/guidelines

  3. Gender and youth livelihoods programming in Africa: building knowledge to improve practice

    Research reports

  4. Every child counts: understanding the needs and perspectives of children with disabilities in the State of Palestine

    Research reports

  5. Podcast series: transforming the world for girls

  6. Eliminating child labour, achieving inclusive economic growth

    Research reports

  7. The transformative potential of girls' education

    Event

  8. UNGEI Good Practice Fund synthesis report

    Research reports

  9. Documenting good practice in girls' education and gender equality

    Briefing/policy papers

  10. Child marriage in Ethiopia: a review of the evidence and an analysis of the prevalence of child marriage in hotspot districts

    Research reports

  11. A mixed bag: Norway's support for women and girls' rights and gender equality in international development

    Research reports

  12. What can internationally comparable quantitative data tell us about how gender norms are changing?

    Toolkit/guidelines

  13. What can gender indices tell us about gender norms that affect adolescent girls?

    Research reports

  14. Gender equality and women's rights evaluation

    Research reports

  15. Transforming the lives of girls and young women – Year two country briefings

    Research reports

  16. Sexual exploitation of adolescent girls in Uganda

    Briefing/policy papers

  17. Adolescent girls and gender justice: Country reports - Year 2

    Research reports

  18. The costs and economic impact of violence against children

    Research reports

  19. Effects of the Palestinian National Cash Transfer Programme on children and adolescents: A mixed methods analysis

    Research reports

  20. Tackling childhood poverty and vulnerability: making the Palestinian National Cash Transfer Programme more effective for children

    Briefing/policy papers