Volunteer Opportunity, Research Assistant, Irise, Uganda
Are you passionate about women’s health and empowerment?
Irise are looking for a research assistant to participate in a research team collecting data in Uganda. Irise are conducting a large scale study looking at the effects of improved menstrual hygiene and menstrual education on school attendance.
Volunteer role description: The participant will help to make contact with participating schools and collect data on menstrual hygiene using a questionnaire in schools. The study builds on pilot work conducted in 2011 in East Africa.
When: April/May/June 2014 – role to last 6-8 weeks Where: Southwest Uganda
All applicants must be prepared to self-fund their travel and individual living costs. All research costs will be met by Irise International.
Research Opportunities 2015
Irise International is committed to generating rigorous research to inform policies and interventions to improve the welfare of disadvantaged women and girls. We are keen to collaborate with researchers and students to help develop a strong evidence base for women’s health and empowerment programmes.