Jelke Boesten is Reader in Gender and Development at the Department of International Development, King’s College London. Her research focuses on violence against women and the ramifications for policy in Latin America. Her latest book, Sexual Violence During War and Peace. Gender, Power and Post-conflict Justice in Peru received the Flora Tristan Best Book Award of the Latin America Studies Association-Peru section and was published Spanish translation with the Bibliotéca Nacional del Perú in 2016. In 2010 she published Intersecting Inequalities. Women and Social Policy in Peru, with Penn State University Press. She has published widely on gender justice in Peru in international journals and books, as well as on gender, HIV/AIDS and activism in East Africa. She is currently interested in transformative gender justice, feminism, memory and the arts, as well as sexual violence against girls.