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  • Blog
  • 25th Nov 2021

16 days of activism against gender-based violence

In 2019, one in three women reported having experienced physical or sexual abuse, the majority of which was committed by intimate partners. During the UN's upcoming 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (November 25 to December 10), we will be publishing a series of blogs outlining the projects we've been…

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Ol Jonatan Beun

OL (Jonatan) is a Senior Advisor at BIT Americas and his work focuses on BIT's Latin American portfolio. Prior to joining BIT, he worked as a Behavioral Scientist at the World Bank’s Mind, Behavior and Development Unit (eMBeD), and he also served as Director for Capability Building and Innovation at…

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Dr Ines Barreiros

Ines is an Associate Research Advisor in the International Programmes team, where she works on evaluations and data analysis across a range of policy areas. Before joining BIT, Ines completed a PhD in behavioural and cognitive neuroscience at the University of Oxford. Her doctoral thesis focused on how the brain…

  • Podcast: Inside The Nudge Unit
  • 4th Oct 2021

Combatting sexual harassment and violence; economic policy-making

In this latest episode of Inside The Nudge Unit BIT’s Aisling Colclough and Lis Costa look at two more major areas of work by the team around the world. First they are joined by colleagues Dr Vera Newman and Monica Wills Silva to explore BIT projects in Australia and Latin…

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Jasmine Pineda

Jasmine Pineda is an Advisor at the Behavioral Insights Team Americas, supporting BIT’s Latin American portfolio. Before joining BIT, she was a part of the Education unit of the World Bank for the Latin American and Caribbean region where she worked on implementation support and evaluation on projects concerning early…

  • Blog
  • 17th Sep 2021

Applying behavioural insights and dialogue to build Smart Peace in conflict settings

For three years, The Behavioural Insights Team has been part of Smart Peace, an initiative to apply a deep understanding of human behaviour to develop new tools for peacebuilding in some of the world’s most fragile states. In collaboration with the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Conciliation Resources and ETH Zurich,…

  • Report
  • 24th Aug 2021

Using edutainment to encourage COVID helpline calls in the presence of stigma

Continuing a collaboration started in March 2017, the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) and the Access to Information (a2i) team of the Bangladeshi government came together in mid-2020 to explore how behavioural insights could be applied and tested as part of the government’s Covid-19 pandemic response. This report summarises our findings.

  • Blog
  • 24th Aug 2021

Tackling Covid with videos in Bangladesh: three practical ways to apply behavioural insights to edutainment

As of late July 2021, there have likely been more than 10 million deaths from Covid globally. Part of this devastating impact reflects a lack of awareness of what actions people need to take to seek care and reduce further transmission if symptoms become apparent. Even if people know what…

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Alice Escande

Alice is a Senior Advisor at BIT France, where she leads the Health and Well-Being portfolio. Before joining BIT, she worked as a Senior Associate at the Busara Center for Behavioural Economics in Kenya where she led large-scale research and capacity building projects in East and West African countries, applying…

  • Blog
  • 23rd Apr 2021

Nudging bystanders to fight sexual harassment isn’t easy, but could make perpetrators think twice

Many of us would like to think we’d do something to stop sexual harassment if it happened right in front of our eyes. Indeed when we surveyed over 3,000 commuters getting off public buses in Dhaka, 9 out of 10 respondents listed at least one helpful action they would take…