KPCSW Members Update On 16-01-2017Govt of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Zakat, Ushr, Social Welfare, Special Education and Women Empowerment Department issued a notification to reconstitute the Khyber Pakhtukhwa Commission on Status of Women with following members.
1) Dr. Riffat Sardar (Chairperson)
She has done Ph.d from University of Massachusetts; and Masters from Peshawar University Pakistan. She worked 20 years with UNICEF as Project Officer, Education Specialist, Child Protection Specialist responsible for working closely with the Government and NGOs in the areas of Child Protection and Education. She also worked as Assistant Professor in SZABIST (Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology University Islamabad, teaching four courses of Social Sciences and Development Studies. Currently appointed as the New Chairperson of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of Women.
2) Ms Ayesha Bano (Official Member/MPA)
Aisha Bano is a Pakistani politician who has been a member of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa since August 2018. She was elected to the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on a reserved seat for women in 2018 Pakistani general election. She is appointed as the official member of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status for the reminder term after the expiration of term of the previous MPA members of the Commission.
3) Ms Humaira Khatoon (Official Member/MPA)
Humaira Khatoon is a Pakistani politician who has been a member of the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa since August 2018. She was elected to the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as a candidate of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal on a reserved seat for women in 2018 Pakistani general election. She is appointed as the official member of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status for the reminder term after the expiration of term of the previous MPA members of the Commission.
4) Dr. Saba Gul Khattak (Social Sector Planning Commission Govt of Pakistan)
Dr.Saba Gul Khattak is an independent researcher with a Ph.D in Political Science. She has remained Member (Social Sector), Planning Commission of Pakistan, and Executive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). Dr. Khattak has published widely on development and social policy issues including social protection, population, education, labor, peace and violent conflict with a women-centered lens. She serves in an advisory capacity on a number of national and international boards and commissions.
5) Ms. Rubina Naz (Advocate, Human Rights Activist)
Ms. Rubina holds an L.L.B degree and is a practicing lawyer. She has served as district councilor Peshawar district and as Chairperson Federal Women Crises Centre Peshawar and House Committee on Justice. She has remained involved with UNDP and other rights based organizations as a trainer and legal consultant.
6) Dr. Anoosh Khan (Chairperson Department of Gender Studies)
Dr Anoosh Wisal Khan is a Professor and Chairperson of Gender Studies University of Peshawar. She has done Phd from Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, American University, Washington, D.C, U.S.A in 2012
7) Ms. Shamamatul Amber Arbab (Director Euro Industries (Pvt) Ltd)
Has more than 18 years experience in Meat Processing Industry, as a Director Euro Industries Pvt. Ltd. Ms. Arbab held the office of Vice President Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry Peshawar. She chaired committee for Women Entrepreneurship Development for four years and is currently a Board Member of FATA-Development Authority, Member Steering Committee Agri Support Fund , Executive Member PCSW, she has recently been elected on Board of SEALA ( South East Asia Leadership Academy) ,in Chennai India.
8) Ms. Begum Nargis Samin (EX Member of Provincial Assembly)
Nargis Samin was Ex-MPA at Reserved Seat WR-07 for Womens in KPK Provincial Assembly and Parliamentary Secretary Relief, Rehabilitation & Settlement Department.
10) Ms. Sameena Imtiaz (Director PEAD Foundation)
Ms Sameena Imtiaz is the Founder and Executive Director of the Peace Education And Development (PEAD) Foundation, a non-governmental, non-political organization established since 2002. An avid proponent of human rights, democracy, sustainable development and Peacebuilding. Ms. Imtiaz has developed and implemented various programs to lobby and advocate with parliamentarians, government officials, religious leaders, media and other stakeholders around these issues.
11) Mr. Asadullah Khan (lawyer and Social Worker)
12) Ms. Seema Riaz (Member Provincial Zakat Commiee)
13) Ms. Robina Masih (Executive Director ICDI)
Ms. Rubina Messy has been working in the Development Sector since 1994 in KP, Punjab and Sindh. Rubina Massey is Executive Director of Integrated Community Development Initiative (ICDI). She is trainer, researcher, an artist, advisor and founder of several bodies working on women’s rights, improved governance, gender equality and peaceMs. Rubina is the member of different networks and humanitarian groups, Government bodies
14) Secretary (Zakat, Ushr, Social Welfare, Special Education and Women Department)