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Abdul Jabbar

Assistant Project Coordinator

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Centre Affiliation
  • Centre Of Excellence For Gender, Sexual And Reproductive Health And Rights (CGSRHR)



Short Biography

Abdul Jabbar is an Assistant Project Coordinator with six years of experience working at the BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University. He worked as a Research Assistant at BRAC Urban Development Program for one year. He visited 100+ slums and prepared demographic profile of the slums at different cities in Bangladesh. He completed his MSS in the department of Government and Politics from Jahangirnagar University. He is a public health researcher as well as a theatre activist. He specializes in Qualitative research, Project management, Mass communication, Training, Opinion writing, and Innovative script writing. His research interests are Gender and GBV, SRHR, Mental health, Health system and local government, Women in politics, Women empowerment, and Migration. He believes in a society with equity.

Research Interests

Gender and GBV SRHR Mental health Health system and local government Women in politics Women empowerment and Migration


  • M.S.S in Government and Politics (Jahangirnagar University)
  • B.S.S. in Government and Politics (Jahangirnagar University)

Selected publications

  • “Rizwan, A., Fahmi, R., Tushar, T. A., Jabbar, A., Apu, A. R., Arafat, A. E., ... & Sarker, M. (2020). Shat Bhai Chompa: A sociodrama in an urban slum of Dhaka City. In The Routledge Companion to Applied Performance (pp. 228-236). Routledge.”

Current projects

  • Adolescent menstrual experiences and health cohort study
  • Community-based capacity building i nitiatives for service providers strengthening sexual and reproductive health and rights of early married girls, adolescents, and young people.