Nikki Van der Gaag

Nikki is an independent consultant who works on gender in development, with a particular focus on girls and on men and gender equality. She has recently co-authored the first State of the World’s Fathers Her latest book is Feminism and men (Zed Press, 2014). She has also authored The No-Nonsense Guide to Women’s Rights New Internationalist/Verso 2008, and six State of the World’s Girls reports for Plan International, including one on boys and gender equality. She is a member of the International Advisory Board for Young Lives, an Oxford University study on child poverty, Director of Just Change UK, and an advisory trustee of the Great Men Initiative and New Internationalist magazine.