Zainab Ibrahim is a researcher and practitioner in the field of social development in Sri Lanka. Her work has included research, documentation and implementation for projects dealing with women's rights and prevention of Gender-Based Violence, as well as documentation of religious violence and related conflict in Sri Lanka. Most recently she has worked on issues and challenges for Sri Lanka's post-war transition, including work on understanding ideas of social cohesion between communities. Zainab currently works for the social enterprise Chrysalis - an independent affiliate of CARE International, based in Sri Lanka - where she co-leads on CARE's global work on addressing Gender-Based Violence. Zainab holds a Masters Degree in Development Studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India.
06 Jun 2018
Read session notes here. Session Description It is estimated that 71% of the 40.3 million people in modern slavery are women and girls. Women in poverty face multiple layers of difficulty in avoiding or escaping gender-based violence. They have lesser…Read More