The UCL Centre for Gender and Global Health


Dr Jenevieve Mannell

Jenevieve Mannell is a Lecturer at UCL’s Institute for Global Health.  Her current research focuses on understanding the capacity of communities to address health issues in marginalised socioeconomic contexts, with a particular interest in HIV/AIDS and Gender-based Violence (GBV). Before joining academia, she spent 10 years as a consultant in gender and health with clients including UNAIDS, Unilever and the Canadian Cancer Society. She has lived and worked in Bangladesh, South Africa, Canada, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and the UK. Dr Mannell current research project looks at identifying the enablers and barriers to effective community-led gender-based violence prevention in Rwanda.

Selected Papers

Mannell, J., & Hawkes, S. (2017). Decriminalisation of gender-based violence is a global health problemBMJ Global Health, 2 (3), e000438. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000438

Lefkowitz, A., & Mannell, J. (2017). Sexual health service providers’ perceptions of transgender youth in EnglandHealth and Social Care in the Community. doi:10.1111/hsc.12426

Mannell & Guta (2017) The ethics of researching intimate partner violence in global health: A case study from global health research  

Mannell & Dadswell (2017) Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Towards a Framework for Supporting Effective Community Mobilisation

Mannell, J., 2016. Advancing gender equality to improve HIV prevention: A study of practice. African Journal of AIDS Research15(4), pp.315-323.

Samudzi, Z., & Mannell, J. (2016). Cisgender male and transgender female sex workers in South Africa: gender variant identities and narratives of exclusion. Culture, Health and Sexuality, 18 (1), 1-14. doi:10.1080/13691058.2015.1062558

Campbell, C., & Mannell, J. (2016). Conceptualising the agency of highly marginalised women: Intimate partner violence in extreme settings. GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH, 11 (1-2), 1-16. doi:10.1080/17441692.2015.1109694

Guta, A., Gagnon, M., Mannell, J. C., & French, M. (2016). Gendering the HIV “Treatment as Prevention” Paradigm: Surveillance, Viral Loads, and Risky Bodies. In E. van der Meulen, A. Glasbeek (Eds.), Expanding the Gaze: Gender, Public Space and Surveillance (pp. 156-184). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Mannell, J. C. (2016). Social policy in everyday contexts. In C. Howarth, E. Andreouli (Eds.), The Social Psychology of Everyday Politics (pp. 237-252). London: Taylor & Francis.

Mannell, J., Jackson, S., & Umutoni, A. (2016). Women's responses to intimate partner violence in Rwanda: Rethinking agency in constrained social contexts. Global Public Health, 11 (1-2), 65-81. doi:10.1080/17441692.2015.1013050

Sanicki, A., & Mannell, J. (2015). HIV-positive African-American womens perspectives on engaging communities in the response to HIV/AIDS in Washington, D.C. AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, 27 (10), 1213-1219. doi:10.1080/09540121.2015.1045406

Mannell, J. (2014). Adopting, manipulating, transforming: Tactics used by gender practitioners in South African NGOs to translate international gender policies into local practice. Health and Place, 30, 4-12. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2014.07.010

Mannell, J. (2014). Conflicting policy narratives: Moving beyond culture in identifying barriers to gender policy in South Africa. Critical Social Policy, 34 (4), 454-474. doi:10.1177/0261018314538794

Mannell, J., Cornish, F., & Russell, J. (2014). Evaluating social outcomes of HIV/AIDS interventions: A critical assessment of contemporary indicator frameworks. Journal of the International AIDS Society, 17. doi:10.7448/IAS.17.1.19073

Reader, T. W., Gillespie, A., & Mannell, J. (2014). Patient neglect in 21st century health-care institutions: A community health psychology perspective. Journal of Health Psychology, 19 (1), 137-148. doi:10.1177/1359105313500256

Howarth, C., Campbell, C., Cornish, F., Franks, B., Garcia-Lorenzo, L., Gillespie, A., . . . Tennant, C. (2013). Insights from Societal Psychology: The Contextual Politics of Change. Journal of Social and Political Psychology, 1 (1), 364-384. doi:10.5964/jspp.v1i1.64

Mannell, J. (2012). 'It's just been such a horrible experience.' Perceptions of gender mainstreaming by practitioners in South African organisations. Gender and Development, 20 (3), 423-434. doi:10.1080/13552074.2012.731753

Gibbs, A., Mushinga, M., Crone, E. T., Willan, S., & Mannell, J. (2012). How do national strategic plans for HIV and AIDS in southern and eastern Africa address gender-based violence? A women's rights perspective. Health and human rights, 14 (2), 10-20.

Gibbs, A., Crone, E. T., Willan, S., & Mannell, J. (2012). The inclusion of women, girls and gender equality in National Strategic Plans for HIV and AIDS in southern and eastern Africa. Global Public Health, 7 (10), 1120-1144. doi:10.1080/17441692.2012.701319

Mannell, J., Gibbs, A., & Willan, S. (2011). The Marginalisation of Gender and Sexual Inequality in HIV/AIDS Responses.CULTURE HEALTH & SEXUALITY, 13, S48. ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD.

Mannell, J. (2010). Are the sectors compatible? International development work and lessons for a business-nonprofit partnership framework. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 40 (5), 1106-1122. doi:10.1111/j.1559-1816.2010.00612.x

Mannell, J. (2010). Gender mainstreaming practice: Considerations for HIV/AIDS community organisations. AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, 22 (SUPPL. 2), 1613-1619. doi:10.1080/09540121.2010.525611

Mannell, J. (2005). Treating children's mental health problems. Collaborative solutions for family physicians. Canadian Family Physician, 51 (OCT.), 1369-1378.