Anasuya Sengupta

Senior Social Policy Specialist

Anasuya’s expertise lies in gender equality and social inclusion, and women’s economic empowerment. She has 15 years of experience in research and advisory experience in East Africa, the MENA and the Asia-Pacific. Despite her fun job, she dreams about writing storybooks.

Anasuya Sengupta's Work

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Gender analysis to inform Indonesia’s COVID-19 response

In collaboration with UNICEF Indonesia, we are conducting a comprehensive mixed-method gender study. The study will identify bottlenecks and barriers that reproduce gender inequalities.

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The situation of children and young people in the Lebanese Crisis

This report on the progress and inequities in the realisation of rights of children and young people in Lebanon presents a gender-sensitive and equity-focused evidence base on the predicament of...

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Conducting a situation analysis of children and adolescents for the State of Palestine

Development Pathways is supporting UNICEF by conducting a situation analysis of children and adolescents in the State of Palestine.

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Challenging misassumptions behind policymaking: “Women’s participation in social safety net programmes increases their agency and influence”

Anasuya Sengupta, Senior Social Policy Specialist and Holly Seglah, Social Policy Officer at Development Pathways, further debunk the notion that women’s participation in social safety net programmes increases their agency and influence.

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South Sudan, Gender Situational Analysis to inform safety nets and resilience programming

In partnership with Forcier Consulting, Development Pathways has recently supported the World Food Programme (WFP) South Sudan Country Office in their first major gender research project, leading to lessons learned and recommendations for gender-responsive programming strategy.

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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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New dates announced for Development Pathways’ Online Course on Inclusive Social Protection

Due to popular demand, Development Pathways is releasing new dates for the Online Course on Inclusive Social Protection: Making the Case which will take place from 3 May to 9 July 2021 with only 20 spaces available.   

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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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The myth of a resilient Lebanon: isn’t it time to end the global paradigm of gender inequality?

Our Senior Social Policy Specialist, Anasuya Sengupta, takes a critical look at the Lebanese crisis not as an exception but a reflection of the unequal world we live in.

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Harnessing their Potential – The State of Disability in Uganda: Summary Report

This summary report provides an overview of the key findings of the final Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development report. It examines the vulnerabilities and risks that persons with disabilities, and their caregivers, face across their lifecycle and includes an overview of the additional costs of living with a disability in Uganda, as captured by both quantitive and qualitative data. 

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Situational Analysis of Persons with Disabilities in Uganda

This report provides an overview of the vulnerabilities and risks that persons with disabilities, and their caregivers, face across their lifecycle in Uganda.

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The State of Older Persons in Uganda – Situational analysis report

The report, as part of the Expanding Social Protection (ESP) programme, highlights old-age poverty and the transformational potential of the Senior Citizens’ Grant.

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