Jasveen Ahluwalia is working with CARE International (based in Geneva) as Senior Gender in Emergencies Specialist. She has 13 years of experience working with gender and health issues, including as Gender in Emergencies Advisor in Dadaab, Kenya and as Women and Girls Program Coordinator in Kabul, Afghanistan – both with CARE International. Jasveen’s resume includes work experience with Oxfam GB in Lucknow, India; with IFES Rajasthan, Actionaid Rajastan and Mahila Salah evam Suraksha Kendra, all in Jaipur, India.
Jasveen Ahluwalia has an extensive expertise in linking gender issues with health issues, with an emphasis on sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in regards to advocacy, women’s empowerment and capacity building. Her main focus is on mainstreaming of gender/SGBV in emergencies and the roll-out of the gender in emergencies strategy across the core sectors of CARE International.
Her educational background includes a BA in History from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, India and a MSW in Family and Child welfare from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India.
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