1963-2013 - 50 years of Research for Social Change

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Anna Dadswell

Former Intern (Research)

Anna joined UNRISD in September to support the projects “New Directions in Social Policy: Alternatives from and for the Global South”, “Towards Universal Social Security in Emerging Economies”, and “When Security Meets Social Security”.

Anna has recently completed a Master’s degree in Health, Community and Development in the Social Psychology department at the London School of Economics. Her dissertation explored women’s agency in response to intimate partner violence in Rwanda, with a focus on community level implementation of the National Policy against Gender Based Violence.

Previously, Anna received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Sussex. She has worked for the British Red Cross on Humanitarian Education and Youth Volunteering, and for NCS with The Challenge as Schools Coordinator on a social integration programme for young people. Her research interest is in the role of communities, particularly women and young people, in sustainable social development.