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Pauline Oosterhoff

Research Fellow

Pauline Oosterhoff, PhD, MA, MPH has over 20 years’ international experience in pioneering research, advisory services and media production on sexuality, SRHR, health, human rights and development. She has worked with international NGOs, the United Nations, bilateral donors, private foundations, universities, media organizations, and the private sector.

She is interested in using mixed-methods research and public engagement to support inclusive and effective policy and practice in physical and digital environments. Her academic research is grounded in a decade of award-winning program design and management in emergency and development settings in Africa and Asia as well as international media production.

Most of Pauline’s current work is focused on innovations and trans disciplinary research, monitoring, evaluation and learning. She relishes using mixed and participatory methods linking online and offline settings and collaborations between researchers, communities and artists. She works both on small boutique projects and on multi-million-dollar multi-country research and evaluation programs involving dozens of partners. She has particular expertise with the engagement of marginalized or discriminated groups including key populations, refugeees, people involved in risky migration or modern slavery and indigenous people.

Ms Oosterhoff has developed and written dozens of international peer-reviewed articles, assessments, manuals, and training curriculums. She also produced dozens of documentaries, talk shows, installations, immersive and performative events. Pauline has masters’degrees in both political science and international public health and a PhD in medical anthropology.

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Research

Project

Modern Slavery in India and Nepal

We are working on three projects in India and Nepal using participatory methods to better understand the complex dynamics of slavery and bonded labour and to generate and test community-led solutions.

Project

Bridging the Gap Evaluation

This is a mid-term evaluation of the Bridging the Gaps Programme a global program operating in 16 countries across all the main key populations at-risk for HIV.

Opinions

Opinion

Robots against Slavery?

Globally, an estimated 40.3 million adults and children are trapped in modern slavery. Could automation liberate millions from the horrors of breaking stones by hand, embroidering handkerchiefs, picking and cleaning cotton, or painting plastic bangles?

18 October 2017

Publications

Pauline Oosterhoff’s recent work

Past Event

The Sex, Rights and Pleasure Lab

Join us in the Sex, Rights and Pleasure Lab, where teams of students will create new interventions to digitally-mediated gender-based and sexual violence, using a sexual health rights approach that highlights the importance of rights to sexual pleasure as well as freedom.

From 17 January 2017 until 20 January 2017