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Bindu Sunny

Consultant (Former title)

Bindu works with the Education team as a Research Analyst. She is currently conducting research on the role and prevalence of private education in south Asia; and public spending and early childhood development in low and middle-income countries. Her research interests are mainly in longitudinal data analysis and life course research, specifically in understanding the linkages between schooling, health and life outcomes (sexual debut, pregnancy, marriage) among children/adolescents in low-income settings. She has previously worked with the African Medical Research Foundation (London) and World Education (Boston) managing their health and education portfolios in sub-Saharan Africa and India, respectively. She holds a Phd in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) .She also holds a MA in International Development from Brandeis University and BA(Hons) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi in India.

Events

Evidence on educational strategies to address child labour in India and Bangladesh
Event Event

Evidence on educational strategies to address child labour in India and Bangladesh

30 Nov-Dec 2019 -  The workshop's objective is to establish current evidence and inform future direction for research on educational strategies to address child labour in India and Bangladesh. Bringing together 24 experts on the topics of child labour and education, as well as donors (DFID) and programme partners (ILO, UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia, IDS, UNICEF country offices), the workshop represents the main inception activity for the DFID-funded research project “Supporting DFID’s Asia Regional Child Labour Programme: Evidence on Educational Strategies to Address Child Labour in South Asia". The project is carried out by UNICEF Innocenti, as part of the broader DFID “Asia Regional Child Labour Programme”.