Madeleine Wayack Pambè

Senior Lecturer
Université Joseph KI-ZERBO, Burkina Faso

Madeleine Wayack Pambè is a Demographer and a Senior Lecturer at University Joseph KI-ZERBO in Ouagadougou where she has been a faculty member since 2003. She completed a Research Master and a Doctoral thesis at Université Paris-Nanterre (France) and a Master of Science (MSc) in demography at Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (France). She also holds a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Gender from the Graduate Institute of Geneva. The cross-cutting question of her research interest is how both Gender and Education frame the significant changes that are currently taking place in African societies. She has specific expertise on issues related to women empowerment and child protection and wellbeing. She worked as a researcher on the project “ National study on violence against the children in Burkina Faso” commissioned by UNICEF in 2018. She currently coordinates a project carries out in 3 countries on “The gendered socialization of very young adolescents in schools and sexual and reproductive health” funded by the IDRC and another project funded by the European Union on “ Gender-based violence and women’s socioeconomic empowerment in Ouagadougou”. She also co-coordinates a project funded by IDRC which deals with Responses to sexual violence against adolescents in Burkina Faso and respect for their sexual and reproductive rights.


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