MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Prof. Shereen Hussein
Doctorate, London School of Economics, University of London
Current or most recent Employer


King's College London
Time in Post - 14

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise

Egypt, Iran,

Disciplinary or professional background

Development Studies, Economics, Policy/political advocacy (including human rights), Social/Public Policy, Sociology

Contact Info


King's College London Strand London WC2R 2LA
Social Media

@DrShereeHussein (Twitter)

Public Profiles

Current Areas of Policy Interest

Poverty or deprivation measurement ( 8 years )

Governance (Local Governance and Decentralization) ( 14 years )

Public Policy ( 14 years )

Family policy

Social care ( 14 years )

Social work

Social protection

Labour and employment policies ( 14 years )

Social security systems ( 14 years )


Academic publications
Ageing and Elderly Care in the Arab Region: Policy Challenges and Opportunities Can Religious Affiliation Explain the Disadvantage of Muslim Women in the British Labour Market For full publication list see:

Academic conferences

Professional or Trade Press
Several presentations/blogs e.g.

Various contributions/interviews


Social Media

Policy Reports
The role of Action for Children Children’s Centres in the local service system for children and their families Social Work Practices: Report of the tiol Evaluation The Abuse, Neglect and Mistreatment of Older People in Care Homes and Hospitals in England: Observations on the Potential for Secondary Data Alysis

Consultancy Reports
The multiple roles of women in Russian aged care: the World Bank 2009. Developing Oman Social Development Strategy: 2015. A new aged care model in Turkey: 2016. Dementia care in Turkey, developing a policy plan: 2016.


News paper articles: e.g.