Lydia Regan is a research associate on CGD’s global health team. Prior to joining CGD she worked for Sisters For Change, an international non-governmental organisation that works to combat violence against women and girls through legal empowerment programmes, legislative reform and technical assistance initiatives, and legal advocacy. She focussed programmes across the Commonwealth, India, Indonesia, and the UK. Regan holds a master’s degree in Global Health at the Social Policy Department of London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University College London in Human Sciences.