Justine Jensen

Justine Jensen, MA Anthropology and Sociology of Development, emphasis in Gender Studies

  • Justine Jensen is a gender expert and maternal/neonatal registered nurse with ten years of experience working on women and girls' issues.
  • Her technical areas of expertise include harmful traditional practices, gender, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and maternal and child health.
  • Justine has experience in mixed methods data collection, analysis, and research. She has contributed to a number of monitoring and evaluation projects, including complex multi-country programmes across Africa and Asia.
  • Justine has worked on several multi-country assessments, including the IDRC summative evaluation of its Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) initiative, as well as an institutional external evaluation of the Safe Abortion Action Fund (SAAF).
  • Justine focused on the extent to which questions on gender and equity have been addressed throughout these projects.
  • She has also lived and worked in West Africa, where she gained direct experience designing and implementing health and development projects with local organisations.
  • Justine is a native English speaker and is also fluent in French.
  • Contact info: Justine.Jensen@hera.eu