Policy Officer, Young Lives Study, University of Oxford

Kirrily is a Policy Officer with the Young Lives Study on childhood poverty. She is leading Young Lives research and policy work on violence affecting children, including collaborating with UNICEF on the Multi-Country Study of Drivers of Violence Affecting Children. She is also leading Young Lives policy engagement on gender and adolescence with a particular focus on gender inequalities and transitions to adulthood and on child/early marriage and adolescent sexual and reproductive health.

Kirrily completed a PhD (London) focusing on rights-based approaches with children and young people in post-conflict situations with a case study on Rwanda.

Experience

  • –present
    Researcher, Young Lives Project, University of Oxford