Emily has just completed a postgraduate degree at the London School of Economics, specialising in the topics of Gender, Development and Globalisation. She conducted her Masters dissertation on the sexualised violence against female protestors in the Egyptian Tahrir Square uprisings. Emily has previously worked for a charity that works to combat human trafficking; non-profit organisations that seek to improve healthcare systems in the UK; and has also volunteered with women involved in street sex work. Emily’s background is in events coordination and charity fundraising, with a particular interest in human rights projects and gender-based violence prevention.
At Sonke, Emily will be working within the International Programmes and Networking unit conducting research on men, health-seeking and vulnerabilities.