Shireen Jejeebhoy is a demographer and social scientist. She currently works independently on research and evaluation in the areas of young people’s health and development, women’s empowerment and gender based violence, and sexual and reproductive health.
Prior to this, till March 2016, she spent almost 14 years as Senior Associate at the Population Council, India.
Her research has focused on young people’s sexual and reproductive health and livelihoods, reproductive health and population, and female autonomy and its impact on reproductive health outcomes, especially in India.
She has published widely, and has conducted research and evaluation exercises supported by several bilateral, international organisations, and donor agencies.