Professor, Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Cathy Zimmerman is a behavioural and social scientist and co-founder of the Gender Violence & Health Centre at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Professor Zimmerman specializes in research on migration, health and gender-based violence. She produced some of the first findings on health and trafficking in Europe, led the largest study to date on the health of trafficking survivors in the Mekong and produced a five-year evaluation of a trafficking prevention programme in South Asia. Her current research includes the Invisible Girls Research Programme on child domestic work. She co-authored the >WHO Recommendations for Interviewing Trafficked Women and Caring for Trafficked Persons: Guidance for Health Providers.