Dr Nicola Jones is a research fellow in the Social Development Programme at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) where she co-ordinates the Institute’s gender theme. Her research focuses on poverty reduction and social policies (especially social protection) in the developing world, and their impact on gender and generational relations. Publications include Gender and the Political Opportunities of Democratisation in South Korea (Palgrave, 2006) and a forthcoming book with A Sumner, Child Poverty, Evidence and Policy: Mainstreaming Children in International Development (Policy Press).
Interviews with Nicola Jones
The ODI research fellow discusses gender equality in the developing world and says that the authority to insist on safe sex and access to medical care is vital to establishing the most basic forms of gender equality