Farah Kabir has been working with actionaid Bangladesh as the Country Director since June 2007. Over 19 years of vast experience in the field of development and research has made Farah Kabir a renowned human rights figure at home and abroad with an uncompromising voice against human-rights violation.
As the Country Director of actionaid Bangladesh, Farah Kabir has been engaged in persistent advocacy with many organizations and institutions regarding support and commitment to the marginalized and disadvantaged population. She has taken up new initiatives for communities, and women leadership through actionaid. She has worked with 150 girls for 9 years by building Happy Home, a safe home for these girls. Post Rana Plaza disaster, Farah Kabir was one of the few rights activists who took up a position for the affected workers and strongly advocated for corporate company’s accountability towards the affected garment workers.
Ms Kabir worked with British Council for nearly ten years both in Bangladesh and the United Kingdom. She was the Consultant of Participative Democracy of British Council Governance Team in the UK with responsibility to develop Governance programmed in Scotland. Prior to that, she was Assistant Director, Governance of British Council Bangladesh. She is a fellow of the Advocacy Institute, Washington D.C, USA. Presently she is a member of the CSEF Funding Committee of the Board. She is a board member of UCEP.
This opening plenary will start with a brief look at the history and work of the GGCA to put gender on the agenda in all levels of climate policy planning and delivery, followed by an esteemed group of speakers to give insight into the main challenges which lie ahead– and thoughts on how alliance building […]