Partner Organizations

Measuring Poverty and Gender Disparity was a collaboration between several participating institutions: the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, the Centre for Moral, Social and Political Theory, the Crawford School of Economics and Government, and the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (all at the Australian National University), the International Women’s Development Agency, Oxfam Great Britain Southern Africa Office, the Philippine Health Social Science Association, the University of Colorado at Boulder, and Oxfam America.

Personnel

The lead investigator on the project was Professor Thomas Pogge, Leitner Professor of Philosophy at Yale University and formerly Senior Research Fellow at Australian National University.  At ANU, he was joined by four chief investigators: Dr Sharon Bessell and Dr. Amy Liu, both at the Crawford School of Economics and Government, Dr. Janet Hunt, at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, and Dr. Christian Barry, at the Centre for Moral, Social, and Political Theory. 

There are five partner investigators: Jo Hayter, International Women’s Development Agency; Alice Banze, Oxfam Great Britain Southern Africa Office; Professor Fatima Castillo, Philippine Health Social Science Association and the University of Philippines, Manilla; Dr Alison Jaggar, College Professor of Distinction in Philosophy and Women and Gender Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Two staff members, Dr Kieran Donaghue, a Senior Research Associate, and Dr Scott Wisor, Research Associate, were based at the ANU.  Joanne Crawford, Research, Policy, and Advocacy Advisor, works at the International Women’s Development Agency and held a fractional appointment with the ANU.

Rosa Terlazzo completed her PhD while working on the project, and is now Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Kansas State Univesity. 

Researchers

In Angola, the research was led by the Women’s Platform for Action and Veronica Sappolo.

In Fiji, the research was led by Dr Priya Chattier at the University of the South Pacific, in coordination with femLINKPACIFIC.

In Indonesia, the research was led by Ulfah Muhayani, at the Gender Institute of the Universitas Islam Negeri, with support from her colleagues Yuliati Hotifah and Noor Jehhan.

In Malawi, the research was led by Maggie Banda and the Women’s Legal Resource Centre (WOLREC), and supported by Dr Peter Mvula, University of Malawi.

In Mozambique, the research was led by Dr Cristiano Matsinhe and Edite Cumbe, at the research firm KULA.  KULA also provided key research support in Angola and Malawi.

In the Philippines, research was led by the Philippine Health and Social Science Association, where Fatima Castillo, Cora Anonuevo, Nimfa Bracamonte, and Caster Palaganas all lead research.  

The third phase survey was conducted in the Philippines by Pulse Asia, whose work was led by Ronnie Holmes.

In Angola, Malawi, and Mozambique, the research was supported by the country offices of Oxfam GB Southern Africa.