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Israr Hasan

Senior Research Assistant

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



Short Biography

Have a knack for writing, learning and getting new experiences. Interested in Bangladesh and South Asia’s trade, economy, social movements, public policy and development. Equipped with required skills working on research projects, knowledge management, programs and project management, communications and social media. Wanting to give back to the community. Learning from everywhere and reflecting on any insights received. I also currently work as a contributor to Bangladesh's leading daily, the Daily Star. In my free time, I lap up books and comics alongside trying his hand at writing short stories.

Research Interests

Gender Sexuality Social Movement Digital rights Economics Social theory.


  • Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics (BRAC University)

Current projects

  • Countering Backlash: Reclaiming Gender Justice

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  • 1.Winner in Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) essay competition in 2020. 2. Was selected as Highly Commended Entrant in the Global Undergraduate Awards 2021 in the category of Anthropology and Cultural Studies. 3. Selected as Freedom Fellow by FNF and Preneur Lab in 2021. 4. Won Bronze in Commonwealth Essay Competitions of 2014 and 2015. 5. Selected as Top Global Leader for Global Leadership Retreat in Washington DC arranged by Students for Liberty and other libertarian organizations.