Nighat Said Khan

Dean / Institute of Women's Studies
Nationality:  Pakistan
Profession:  Scholar/Writer, Social Scientist
Languages Spoken:  English, Urdu
Area(s) of Expertise:  Advocacy, Gender and Development
Country/Region of Expertise:  Pakistan, South Asia

Nighat Said Khan is a prominent feminist activist and academic and founder of the Women’s Action Forum. She is the Dean of the Institute of Women's Studies, Lahore, Pakistan. Dr. Khan is also the Director of Applied Socio-Economic Research (ASR) Resource Center for Women, a socialist-feminist organization that works for social transformation and the empowerment of women through programs in art, writing, and media production. The ASR Resource center also publishes training materials and is part of a larger network of women's groups, social activist organizations, theater groups, and trade unions working for social change in Pakistan. Dr. Khan is also actively involved in South Asian peace initiatives and a member of the Pakistan-India People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy.

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