Program Manager Women’s Rights at Bedari
Hijri Unknown-Present (AH); Common Era Unknown-Present (CE)
Ms. Anbreen Ajaib is a development professional and human rights activist. As Program Manager of the Women’s Rights program at Bedari, Ms. Ajaib’s role includes psychological counseling to the survivors of gender-based violence. She is an active member of the campaign to develop laws that address sexual harassment at workplace under the umbrella of AASHA. Ms. Ajaib has worked in the development sector for the last ten years, focusing primarily on women and youth rights. She began her career at grassroots development and moving on to senior management, working with different national and international organizations and managing a number of projects on human rights. Her work included grassroots mobilization of women to form institutions for their collective development, building capacities of partner organizations to work on women’s rights and policy level advocacy for bringing structural changes. Additionally, Ms. Ajaib has conducted trainings of women’s groups and Training of Trainers (ToT) for different organizations on violence against women. Anbreen is author of two papers: “Strategy Paper for working with youth” published by Action Aid, and “Violence against young girls at schools” published in a book edited by Professor Fiona Leach of University of Sussex England. Ms. Ajaib has an academic background of organizational psychology from The Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad and a diploma in Social Enterprise Development from LUMS University in Lahore. She has attended numerous trainings on women and youth rights from well known national and international institutions and persons.