Khadija Tul Kubra Awards 2019

An award on the prodigious contribution of Women with Disabilities in Pakistan

On the pridigious contribution of Women with Disabilities in Pakistan

Khadija Tul Kubra Award 2019

Women Parliamentary Caucus is gearing up to honour the Prodigious Contribution for Empowerment of Women with Disabilities in Pakistan. Khadija Tul Kubra Awards on 4th November 2019.
An award with the title of a woman who was the wife of our Prophet (PBUH), whose courage, righteousness, and perfection in all relationships made her a role model for all women, and a successful business woman. The award recognize and honour the achievements and contributions of Women with Disabilities that provide support, leadership, advocacy, service and education to increase the social, economic and civic participation of women with a disability.

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Fill out our online application form. Please make sure that you meet all the requirements for the award.

Shortlisting by Jury

The jury of Khadija Tul Kubra Award 2019 will select 10 Women with Disabilities for the award and 15 Honorary Award Recipients.

Results

The results will be announced on our website and awards will be given to the recipients in the awards ceremony.

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Schedule

Schedule for Khadija Tul Kubra Award 2019
Awards Ceremony: Shamadan Hall, Serena Hotel, Islamabad

9th October 2019
Call for Applications
Deadline: 22nd October 2019
23rd OCTOBER 2019
Shortlisting of Candidates
Deadline: 26th October 2019
4th NOVEMBER 2019
Awards Ceremony

Jury

Independent Jury Members

Farah Naz

Country Director, CBM Pakistan

Farah Naz is the Country Director of CBM, Pakistan. She is a development professional with over 25 years of experience in humanitarian and development setting in Pakistan, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Philippines and Guinea. Worked on women’s rights, human rights and children’s rights with emphasis on excluded groups.

Munazza Gillani

Country Director, SightSavers Pakistan

A development professional with over 17 years of programme management experience in the development sector of Pakistan. She is responsible for the overall strategic leadership and management of SightSavers operations in the country. She has made remarkable interventions related to control of childhood blindness, health system strengthening, gender equity and inclusive eye health.

Angelina Robinson

Country Director, Humanity & Inclusion, Pakistan

Angelina Robinson is the Country Representative of Humanity & Inclusion (HI), Pakistan. HI launched emergency responses following the country's 2005 earthquake and 2010 flooding. Teams are still working to improve the living conditions of those affected by natural disasters, especially people with disabilities. Today, their work focuses on natural disaster risk management and meeting the needs of people displaced by fighting in tribal areas in the northwest of the country.

Shafiq Ur Rehman

President, Milestone

Shafiq Ur Rehman is the President of Milestone. Milestone was established in March 1993 by persons with disabilities to make them useful for their family as well as for the country. The organization mainly focuses on Independent Living, Education, Barrier free society, Awareness Raising, capacity building , provision of basic facilities and normalizing the Disabled persons to become honorable citizens and asset of courage. Milestone provides a platform to improve the overall quality of life of the special persons regardless of their gender, creed, social and economic status.

Abia Akram (Observer)

CEO, National Forum of Women with Disabilities

With a personal experience of physical disability, Abia Akram has been engaged in the activities of Disability Movement since 1997. In the struggle of giving voice to women with disabilities, she has been lobbying with parliamentarians, UN high level representatives focusing on developing advocacy strategies to raise awareness, network, and build capacity and at the UN level in relation to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Inclusive Development. She also coordinates efforts of including persons with disabilities in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its sustainable development goals. In particular, established National Forum of Women with Disabilities, Independent living Centre with Special Talent Exchange Program (STEP), Ageing and Disability Task Force, Commonwealth Young Disabled People’ Forum, Global Network of Emerging Young Women DPI and recently assigned the responsibility as Global Chair, Global Youth Council UNICEF-NY, Co-Coordinator, Asia Pacific Women with Disabilities United and Coordinator, South Asia Disability and Development Initiative (SADDI) Project. She is a British Chevening Scholar and Trustee of Sightsavers Board.

Megan Lee Smith

Disability Rights Activist, USA

Megan is a Disability Rights Activist having been affiliated with International Disability Alliance and Mobility International USA in different roles. She studied at Soka University of America and Universidad de Sevilla. Her role in networking with the disability movements of the world has been instrumental in capacity building of women with disabilities to fight for their rights.

Khadija Tul Kubra Awards Secretariat

Women Parliamentary Caucus, National Assembly of Pakistan
Contact No: 0323-5268903
Email: info@ktkawards.com