Jonna conducts research on topics related to safe abortion and gender-based violence prevention. She also advises on planning, monitoring and evaluation in several Rutgers programmes.
Jonna has a background in cultural anthropology, youth- and conflict studies. She currently works as a researcher in the Generation G and She Makes her Safe Choice programmes. The first is an advocacy-oriented programme focussing on gender justice, gender-based violence prevention and the equal division of care. Within the She Makes her Safe Choice programme Jonna is closely involved in the qualitative research that looks at young women’s lived experiences, social determinants and pathways to safe and unsafe abortion.