Anasuya Sengupta

Anasuya Sengupta

Senior Social Policy Specialist

Anasuya has a strong focus on gender equity and social exclusion, women’s economic empowerment, labour market systems and the Graduation Approach. She has over 10 years’ experience of qualitative research and advisory experience in Asia and Africa. Despite her fun job, she dreams about writing children’s books.

Anasuya Sengupta's Work

The Situational Analysis aims to identify issues to be tackled to improve child and adolescent wellbeing
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Uncovering adolescent challenges to address: A Situational Analysis of Children in Mongolia

Adolescence is a crucial developmental period in the life of a person, which marks the transition from childhood towards adulthood. Investing in adolescents is therefore vital to creating a healthy...

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Stephen Kidd and Anasuya Sengupta
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Bringing the voice of older persons centre-stage: situational analysis of older persons in Uganda

The world’s population is ageing, and Uganda is no exception. A lack of infrastructure, however, has meant that many of the country’s older citizens have been unable to grow older...

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Situational analysis of younger people in Mongolia
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International Youth Day marked as we identify the opportunities and risks adolescents encounter

Development Pathways today marks International Youth Day 2019 with a new video highlighting the opportunities and risks that younger people encounter in Mongolia. Adolescence is a crucial developmental period and...

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Uganda older persons report
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Facing Our Future: Ageing in a Changing Uganda

The challenges and opportunities offered by a growth in older persons in Uganda are identified in this Government of Uganda report, released for International Day of Older Persons 2018. To...

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Disability and homelessness in Addis Ababa
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Reaching those in Addis Ababa who development must not leave behind

Ethiopia has been working to reduce poverty and foster social development, including through the Productive Safety Net Programme in rural areas. The Urban Productive Safety Net – one of the...

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The situational analysis for UNICEF Ethiopia is to inform Ethiopia development efforts
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Strengthening Ethiopia development efforts by reaching people with disabilities or living on the streets

Social services for people with complex needs must be improved to ensure that Ethiopia development efforts leave no one behind, according to an analysis of the situation of people with...

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The curious case of women leaving the labour market in India

Anasuya Sengupta Recently, in the midst of participating in a launch event for an ODI/HelpAge International study on older women’s work, I thought back on the lives of the women in my family, from India. In the early 1940s – really, not that long ago – my grandmother was married off...

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Uganda Refugee Study
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Pinpointing refugees’ vulnerability in Uganda and recommending food assistance improvements

Uganda has a long history of hosting refugees from neighbouring countries. Our assignment for WFP involved research to improve the evidence on refugee vulnerability.

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Improving food, nutrition and income security in Karamoja

Karamoja, a northeastern region in Uganda, has been perceived as ‘lagging behind’ and has been treated by external parties, both the Government and development partners, as an exception to the...

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Discussions on cash transfer programming and gender
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Call to move from siloing gender issues towards integrating approach in cash programming

22nd October 2018: Integrating gender in cash programming from the outset of conceptualising and designing transfers is key to addressing marginalisation, a Cash Week event organised by the Cash Learning...

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