Yusra R Shawar

Assistant Scientist

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Sexuality Medicine & Life Sciences
Nigeria Medicine & Life Sciences
Policy Making Medicine & Life Sciences
Urban Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Literature Medicine & Life Sciences
Mississippi Medicine & Life Sciences
Education Medicine & Life Sciences
Social Sciences Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2014 2019

Gender equality and gender norms: framing the opportunities for health

Gender Equality, Norms, and Health Steering Committee, Jun 22 2019, In : The Lancet. 393, 10190, p. 2550-2562 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Federal Government
Social Responsibility
Conservation of Natural Resources

International norms and the politics of sexuality education in Nigeria

Shiffman, J., Kunnuji, M., Shawar, Y. R. & Robinson, R. S., Jul 3 2018, In : Globalization and Health. 14, 1, 63.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Policy Making

Prioritising sexuality education in Mississippi and Nigeria: The importance of local actors, policy windows and creative strategy

Robinson, R. S., Kunnuji, M., Shawar, Y. R. & Shiffman, J., Dec 2 2018, In : Global Public Health. 13, 12, p. 1807-1819 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


The World Bank: Contested institutional progress in rights-based health discourse

Shawar, Y. R. & Ruger, J. P., Apr 19 2018, Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World. Oxford University Press, p. 353-373 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

World Bank
human rights

Early childhood development coming of age: science through the life course

Black, M. M., Walker, S. P., Fernald, L. C. H., Andersen, C. T., DiGirolamo, A. M., Lu, C., McCoy, D. C., Fink, G., Shawar, Y. R., Shiffman, J., Devercelli, A. E., Wodon, Q. T., Vargas-Barón, E. & Grantham-McGregor, S., Jan 7 2017, In : The Lancet. 389, 10064, p. 77-90 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biological Science Disciplines
Growth Disorders
Conservation of Natural Resources