As Policy Advocate for ICRW, Rachel Clement leads the organization’s advocacy portfolio on issues related to adolescent girls’ empowerment and addressing issues like FGM/C and child marriage. She serves as the Co-Chair of both Girls Not Brides USA and the Coalition for Adolescent Girls.
Rachel has eight years of experience working with and for youth. Her previous professional experiences include research and monitoring & evaluation (M&E) analysis for a gender-based violence prevention program in Vietnam, a human-trafficking prevention program in Russia and an education project in Ecuador at diverse organizations that include the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Plan International.
Rachel co-authored a chapter in the 2016 United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) The State of World Population report on challenges facing girls in early adolescence and writes regularly for The Hill, Ms. Magazine, Girls Globe and ICRW’s Gender Lens blog.
Email Rachel by clicking below, and follow her on Twitter: @RachelEClement.