Manahil Siddiqi is a global health research scientist dedicated to building the evidence base on child marriage, gender-based violence and child health and rights, and translating this evidence into well-informed programmes and policies around the world. Manahil has led high-profile research, programmatic and policy work on adolescent health for various international agencies including the World Health Organization. Manahil brings technical expertise in global monitoring, impact evaluation, and evidence synthesis and analysis. As a full-time consultant at UNICEF Office of Research-Innocenti, Manahil supports the design of robust and relevant research, evidence synthesis, and knowledge dissemination around child protection issues including violence against children and child marriage. Manahil holds a Clinical Faculty position at the University of Washington School of Public Health, where she received her Masters in Global Health.