Beatrice Maina

Beatrice Maina

Associate Research Scientist

ABOUT Beatrice Maina

Beatrice Maina works as a research officer in the Population Dynamics and Reproductive Health Unit, managing research projects on gender and sexual and reproductive health. Beatrice has extensive experience in design, implementation and evaluation of sexual and reproductive health research projects in sub-Saharan Africa. Her main research interests are in adolescent sexual and reproductive health and gender issues, particularly among the young adolescents.

Beatrice holds a Master of Arts degree in Population Studies from the University of Nairobi and a Bachelor’s degree in Education (Mathematics and Economics) from Kenyatta University. She is also a PhD candidate at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. 


Challenging the politics of social exclusion (CPSE)
Africa’s young people and women continue to bear a huge…
Financial Resource Flows for Family Planning
The objective of the project, known as the FP project,…
Financial Resource Flows for Population Activities
The objective of the Resource Flows project is to monitor…
Global Early Adolescent Study
The Global Early Adolescent Study (GEAS) is a multi-country study…
The gendered socialization of very young adolescents in schools and sexual and reproductive health
Adolescents in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa, particularly those in…