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farhat firdous

PakistanKarachi, Pakistan

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September 13, 2010

Farhat Firdous

About Me: 

I am a 34-year-old media and development professional, currently working in an NGO focusing on sexual and reproductive health and rights. Being mother of a 4-month-old baby girl with an ambition for career enhancement, i am finding it hard to find the balance between the two domains. I also find it challenging to accept the different realities of the various worlds i navigate through... some of the examples include the third world i was born in and the first world i spent two years of solitude while studying for a post graduate degree... the professional environment in which people frequently use development jargon and the home environment where i cant raise the issues i work on... between the world of Shia relatives by birth and world of Sunni relatives by choice of spouse...

My Passions: 
research
My Challenges: 
lack of conducive environment
My Vision for the Future: 
recognised as a writer
My Areas of Expertise: 
development issues, media
My Languages: 
Urdu, English

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