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

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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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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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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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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