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Email:amnaswat@yahoo.com

Cohort:16
Designation:Gender Equality Specialist

Organization:Citizen Engagement for Social Services Delivery

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Ms. Khan belongs from district Swat. She is a law graduate, holds a Master degree in political science and carries 15 years’ experience in the social sector. She started her carrier as a Social organizer and later on worked in various capacities with different  national and International level organizations like Environmental Protection Society, Swat, Federal Bureau of Statistics Department,  EIROP, Peshawar, ECI, Malakand Rural Development Project, Japan Sponsored Project for on-farm water Management, Swat , Tarbella Water Shed Management Project , Environmental Rehabilitation Project, Swat.

 

She was elected in both rounds of local government elections, as a district council member. She is well educated, having politically sound knowledge and experience; knows how to network in the best position to meet strategic needs of women.  As a Chairperson of Social welfare and Women Development Monitoring committee, she always facilitated the council members to become aware of existing gender issues and gaps, with full confidence and action points, even in the worse days of Swat. She was one of the key members to facilitate the process of Citizen Community Board’s funds.

 

Ms. Khan is also a member of Sarhad Awami Forestry Itehad (SAFI), Division Behrain. Currently she is working in Citizen Engagement for Social Service Delivery, Project (CESSD) in 11 districts of Khyber Pukhtoonkha. As a Gender Equality Specialist, she has planned organized and trained thousands of women and men from Pakistani CBOs, NGOs, elected and appointed officials and religious leaders. Her one of the contribution is to initiate and develop communication booklet – “Education, Water Management, Health and Hygiene and Islam, from gender equality perspectives” – to help address and understand some of the large disparities between men and women and to promote women’s participation in decision making.

Ms. Khan has dynamic qualities of leadership and her passion is to promote the development process with the principle of social inclusion and gender just.

                                                                                               (Updated On November 2014)