Danielle Spencer

Danielle Spencer is ActionAid UK’s Women’s Rights Policy Advisor. She has over a decade of experience as a women’s rights expert.  She has implementation experience working on: the prevention and the response to VAWG; women’s economic empowerment; urban refugee rights; and gender transformative programming.   Danielle has worked in humanitarian and development contexts (including: Hong Kong, Pakistan, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, South Sudan; Kenya, Somalia, Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon).  She has published academically and in grey literature, and has worked on national, regional and global policy and advocacy initiatives.

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It has been a tough year for women’s rights, with the election of politicians across the world who are quite distant from what we might regard as feminist.  But the Commission on the Status of...
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