Komal Qidwai

Academic Background

BS in Social Sciences and Liberal Arts from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi.

Research Experience

For her undergraduate thesis, Komal explored urban unmarried women's experiences with sexual and reproductive healthcare providers. Other research projects that she undertook during her undergraduate degree focus on women's sexuality, mobility and representation in film.

Research Interests

public health, public policy, gender and sexuality.

Reports and Publications at the Collective

  1. Ayesha Khan, Asiya Jawed and Komal Qidwai, Women and protest politics in Pakistan. Gender and Development 29/2-3, pp. 391-410. DOI: 10.1080/13552074.2021.1981623 . December 2021.

  2. Ayesha Khan and Komal Qidwai, Donor Action in Pakistan: A Comparative Case Study of CDIP and AAWAZ. Working Paper, Volume 2021 Number 549. March 2021.

    Keywords: Development

  3. Ayesha Khan, Sara Malkani and Komal Qidwai, Impact of Covid-19 on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Sindh. Collective for Social Science Research, Center for Reproductive Rights. November 2020.

    Keywords: Covid-19

  4. Komal Qidwai, On the Frontlines: The Strain on Healthcare Providers. Collective Blog. June 2020.

    Keywords: Covid-19

  5. Komal Qidwai, Covid-19 Impact on Sexual and Reproductive Health in Pakistan. Collective Blog.

  6. Komal Qidwai, Women Leaders in Action: Lady Health Workers’ Protests. Collective Blog. August 2019.