Angélica Ospina-Escobar

Angélica Ospina-Escobar

Gender Fellow, Mexico
Mexico

As Gender Fellow, Mexico, Angélica will conduct field research into the connections between armed conflict, organised crime and femicide in Mexico; provide analysis of the possible connection between armed conflict in Mexico and violence against women; and propose policy recommendations for preventing and mitigating violence against women in Mexico.

During the last three years, Angélica has been working as a researcher and associate professor in the Drug Policy Program of the Center for Economics Research and Teachings (CIDE-Central Region) in Mexico. Since 2005, she has conducted field research with community-based organisations aiming to better understand the local dynamics of drug use and to propose guidelines for designing, monitoring and evaluating harm reduction programs in Mexico.

Angelica holds a PhD in Population Studies and a MA in Demography from El Colegio de México.

  • Substance use; 
  • Harm reduction; 
  • Gender; 
  • Violence.
  • English (fluent)
  • Spanish (native)

Violencia sexual y reproductiva hacia mujeres que se inyectan drogas en la frontera norte de México. ¿La frontera de los derechos?”, Universidad de Caldas, 2020.

Cambios en las dinámicas de compraventa y uso de drogas. Un análisis generacional para Hermosillo, Sonora”,  Colegio de la Frontera Norte, 2019.

Entre el orgullo y la vergüenza. El espectro emocional en las biografías de varones que se inyectan drogas en Hermosillo, Sonora”, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2019.

Gajes del oficio. La naturalización de las violencias contra las mujeres que usan drogas ilegales”, Nexos, México, 2018.

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