Cathérine Müller - Research Fellow
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As an applied economist, Catherine has acquired extensive skills in the econometric analysis of (large) datasets using quasi-experimental methods (e.g. instrumental variables, difference-in-difference, matching).
As an applied researcher, she has gained an in-depth knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative research design and data analysis methodologies in many different country contexts in Europe, Africa, the MENA region, South Asia and Latin America.
Catherine is particularly interested in women's empowerment and gender-based violence related issues, including in conflict and humanitarian settings. She has recently led a mixed methods project on VAW in Gaza; and worked with UNFPA-PS and the Women's Affairs Centre on the issue of protection from GBV in the humanitarian setting of the Gaza Strip. She is also involved in a multi-country project on women's economic empowerment and unpaid care work in Rwanda, Tanzania, India and Nepal.
Pilot Study to Estimate the Extent of Child Soldiering, Child Labour, Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery in South Sudan, DRC and Nigeria
VAWG Helpdesk Programme Evaluation Support to Accountable Security and Justice in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
Making Women Development Fund More Care-Responsive
This note discusses the main findings of research into the care-sensitivity of the Women Development Fund. The fund was established by the Government of Tanzania in 1992 to support the economic empowerment of women, and especially rural women. More details
Oxfam’s Food Security for Tanzania Farmers Programme: Guidelines for Achieving the Double Boon
This note discusses the main findings of the research into the care-sensitivity of the Oxfam Food Security for Tanzania Farmers programme (2012–15). More details
A Trapeze Act: Balancing Unpaid Care Work and Paid Work by Women in NepalIDS Working Paper 500 (2017)
This working paper seeks to examine the relationship between unpaid care work and paid work that women in low-income households in Nepal perform, and whether, and if so how, they are able to maintain a balance between the two. More details
‘You Cannot Live Without Money’: Balancing Women’s Unpaid Care Work and Paid Work in RwandaIDS Working Paper 498 (2017)
This paper summarises the findings of mixed-methods research that was carried out in Rwanda as part of the ‘Balancing Unpaid Care Work and Paid Work: Successes, Challenges and Lessons for Women’s Economic Empowerment Programmes and Policies’ research project (2015–17). More details
‘You Cannot Live Without Money’: Women Balancing Paid Work and Unpaid Care Work in Rwanda
Following a survey of women in Rwanda about the balance between their paid and unpaid work commitments, this report argues that despite men being encouraged to become more involved in care activities, there is a need for advocacy at the household level about sharing care activities. More details
A fresh agenda for advancing women’s rights and gender equality07 Mar 2017
By Sohela Nazneen, Cathérine Müller
Mentions in the media
Children and Youth; Conflict Violence and Security; Gender; Gender Violence; Governance; Health; Humanitarian Relief and Development; Migration; Nutrition; Poverty; Reducing Inequalities; Rights; Sexuality.
Afghanistan; Colombia; Ghana; India; Liberia; Nepal; Pakistan; Palestinian Territory; Rwanda; Sierra Leone; Tanzania.