Research Associate
Population Council

I am a Research Associate at Population Council, Nairobi, with a PhD in International Health Promotion and Development from the University of Bergen. I am the Deputy Team Leader of the FGM Data Hub project, providing data and measurement support to the African Led Movement to end FGM. I led the systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions designed to prevent or respond to FGM and developed the Global research agenda to accelerate FGM abandonment.

Event Schedule

19 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
12:30 pm EEST 02:00 pm EEST Girls at the Center: The Power of Partnering with Communities to End Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting
Side Event
Kigali Convention Center - Room AD 10-2

Join Amref Health Africa, The Girl Generation and its partners, Population Council, Power to Youth, Y-ACT and Youth Power Hub for an interactive session on shifting Read More

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Deborah Nyirenda

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Yashmin Fernandes

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Stella Anyangwe

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Taryn Russell

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Djeinaba Kane

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Rafiat Akinokun

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Melania Chiponda

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Aries Setiadi

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Claude Mambo Muvunyi

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Hanna Lemma

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Kathryn Toure

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Dr. Lisa Avery

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Carmen Correa

CEO Pro Mujer

Tawakkol Karman

Nobel Peace Price Laureate Tawakkol Karman Foundation

Anis Farid

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Patricia Elias

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Lipi Rahman

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Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda