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Silke Staab

Silke Staab is a research specialist at UN Women and manager of the global monitoring report Turning Promises into Action. Before joining UN Women in 2014, Silke worked for different U.N. agencies and nongovernmental organizations, including the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. She holds a Ph.D. in politics from the University of Manchester and has published on various aspects of gender, politics, and social policy including in journals like Social Politics and Third World Quarterly. She is author of “Gender and the Politics of Gradual Change” (Palgrave 2017) and co-editor of “Global Variations in Political and Social Economy of Care” (Routledge 2013).