Khadija Tul Kubra Award 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: 20th October 2019
21st OCTOBER 2019
Shortlisting of Candidates
Deadline: 24th 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.

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

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth.

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

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 Disa+bilities, 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.

At the same time she acquired British Council’s Chevening Scholarship and done her post-graduation in Gender and International Development from the University of Warwick, UK, to envision the leadership role of women with disabilities and learn the practical strategies to implement the legislation, particularly UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in diversified environment. Being a member of Beijing +20 Review Committee member, she is highlighting the concerns of women with disabilities in global agenda through her engagement in disability-focused grassroots activism and broader policymaking with emphasis on inclusive strategies and systematic change through advocacy, collaboration, and awareness.

Megan Lee Smith

Disability Rights Activist, USA

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the Semantics, a large language ocean. A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary regelialia. It is a paradisematic country, in which roasted parts of sentences fly into your mouth.

Khadija Tul Kubra Awards Secretariat

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