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Imran Khan

Pakistan  
Youth and Gender Development Network,...
Joined June 2016
Interests: Education, Gender-based violence, Right to Information
Imran Khan has built an academic career around topics including terrorism, religion, and mobility with regards to women in Pakistan. He is the Country Director Seeds Of Peace, Pakistan and engaging young people specially young girls in interfaith, intersect and national integration camps, which are peacebuilding, trust building and leadership camps.
Prior to joining Seeds of Peace in 2014, Imran worked for the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund as the Management Executive-Youth for the organization’s special initiatives unit. While at the Fund, he worked with four partner organizations with a focus on local livelihoods, youth, and community institutions.
Imran also led the national advocacy campaign for inclusion of sexual and reproductive health and rights in youth policy in Pakistan. Having written the first draft of a youth policy declaration in Balochistan, he briefed government officials and other stakeholders on the draft youth policy in April 2012.
In 2007, he won the first National Youth Award in community services, having been nominated by the Ministry of Youth Affairs. Imran led a session in the World Youth Conference held in Mexico and presented on meaningful youth participation in Kenya. He was selected as a youth speaker in an international conference on family planning held in Dakar, Senegal, and recently attended the Global Women Deliver Conference in Malaysia as a youth speaker.
Most recently, he received the Swedish Institute’s Young Connectors Future Fellowship, and was selected to participate in the Atlantic Council’s prestigious Emerging Leaders of Pakistan Fellowship Program during the summer of 2012.
Imran holds a Master’s degree in Gender Studies from Quaid-i-Azam University, and has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Punjab in Political Science and Economics. He is also a graduate of Meherghar’s human rights training course, and followed up on this training by completing Meherghar’s advanced training in human rights. Imran has also worked with UNFPA youth assembly as a young trainer.

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