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Ms. Ruqaia Tabasum

DSC_9096 - 1Ms. Tabasum has a global experience of more than seven years in field of human rights and gender. As a professional, she has worked in research and program development mostly in the field of human rights and women’s rights in India and Afghanistan. Ms. Tabasum is also pursuing her PhD in Human Rights. The professional experience coupled with her education has provided her with required set of skills and an ability to work in different cultures and regions.

Currently, Ms. Tabasum is working as a Research and Resource Mobilization Expert with Equality for Peace and Democracy. In EPD, she is working on a couple of projects, which include Monitoring Women in Peace and Security and Women’s Responses to Radicalization in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

In the past, Ms. Tabasum has worked with international organizations such as International Center for Research on Women and Jameel Poverty Action Lab, (JPAL), South Asia. In both organizations, she has worked extensively on gender related issues including reproductive health, mother literacy, girls’ education and child marriage, in less developed states of India like Haryana and Rajasthan for over the period of five years.

Ms. Tabasum is multilingual and can speak English, Hindi, Urdu, and Kashmiri.