Member of the IAFFE Board of Directors
School of Oriental and African Studies
London, England UK
Naila Kabeer is Professor of Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, UK. She works on labour markets, livelihoods and social protection in developing countries with a primary focus on South and South East Asia. She has been convening research on women and paid work in Ghana, Egypt and Bangladesh as part of a research consortium on Pathways of Women's Empowerment and recently directed a four year research programme on Social Protection in Asia. Her most recent book is 'Gender and social protection in the informal economy' and is currently working on an edited collection on women organising in the informal economy. She is also one of the guest editors of the forthcoming special issue of Feminist Economics on international migration.