Victoria Boydell

Geneva, Switzerland

Visiting Fellow, Global Health Centre, Geneva Graduate Institute

Victoria Boydell (PhD) is a social anthropologist. She has over 15 years’ experience in the field of family planning, reproductive health and gender equality. Her research looks at the social and cultural dynamics around reproductive technologies and health care, including how to operationalize human rights and accountability. She carried out research in the UK, the Philippines, El Salvador, Tanzania, Nigeria, Uganda, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan and Bosnia Herzegovina. She holds a PhD in anthropology from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Vicky has worked at UN Women and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and is now a research fellow at the Global Health Centre, the Geneva Graduate Institute. In 2016, Vicky was awarded as one of the ‘120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders,’ an initiative by Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health.