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Youth and Gender Development Network, Pakistan

Quetta, Pakistan
Joined June 2016
Presence in: Pakistan
Focus: Access to Information, Gender-based violence

A youth led organization working toward bridging the gaps between policy makers, parliamentarians, civil society organizations and young people.

People Associated With This Organization

Imran Khan

Pakistan  
Youth and Gender Development Network,...
Joined June 2016
Interests: Access to Information, Education, Gender-based violence
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.

Samreen Khan Ghauri

Pakistan  
Youth and Gender Development Network,... (Unverified)
Joined August 2017
Interests: Economic Empowerment, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
Samreen Khan Ghauri is a women rights defender & community leader from heart of Indus civilization, at Hyderabad, Pakistan. Through her ground breaking work over a decade, she is bridging gap amid legislature & electorate; by enhancing strategies engagement while advocacy with lawmakers, legislative aides, politicians & civil society. She is founder of right-based community organization SPO, provides strategic direction, execution programs, leading movements on Human Rights & Gender equality. Samreen’s diversity sets her apart as associated with multimedia journalism & interfaces media on awareness of rural based community specially existing laws & implementation. Her accomplishments in the role included improved working conditions & wages, which made life easier for thousands of labor working in glass bangle industry. Samreen who's referred to herself as a "born-again feminist", strives for her life-time goal to help forge a better working, more inclusive and gender equal world
Imran Khan is the network champion (main point of contact) for Youth and Gender Development Network, Pakistan.

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