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 specializes in Field coordination, Qualitative research, Project management, Mass communication, Training, Opinion writing, and Innovative script writing. His current research project titled: Adolescent Menstrual Experience and Health Cohort Study in Bangladesh (AMEHC) and Effective Digital Health Platform for Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights (SRHR) Services: A Mixed-methods Approach to Understanding User Experiences, Needs, and Rights in Bangladesh. Previously, in 2019 he coordinated a nation-wide survey on male youth SRHR and in 2016-2017 he worked in a project titled: Psychodrama as transformative intervention in the SRH of young men in urban slums in Dhaka; proof of a novel approach. Where psychodrama used as an educational module to reduce risky masculine behavior of young men in urban slum. Back in 2015, 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. His research interests are Gender and GBV, SRHR, Menstrual health, Mental health, Health system and local government, Women in politics, Women empowerment, and Migration. He believes in a society with equity.
1. Project title: Adolescent Menstrual Experience and Health Cohort Study in Bangladesh (AMEHC) Donor: National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Reckitt Global Hygiene Institute. Role: Project Coordinator 2. Project title: Effective Digital Health Platform for Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights (SRHR) Services: A Mixed-methods Approach to Understanding User Experiences, Needs, and Rights in Bangladesh Donor: FCDO Role: Field Coordinator
Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications
Nasar, S., Raz, S., Parray, A. A., Hossain, M. R., Sultana, R., Nadim, A. S. M., ... & Rahman, M. S. (2022). An assessment of gender vulnerability in the humanitarian crisis in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh: Developing a gender-based vulnerability index in the Rohingya and Host community contexts. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 81, 103246. Fahmi, R., Barua, M., Rizwan, A., Rahman, A., Aarafat, E., Jabbar, A., ... & Sarker, M. (2022). â€˜I Left My Old Self in the Training Session and Came Back With a New Oneâ€™: Positive Behavioural Changes Among Young Male Participants of Psychodrama Intervention Living in an Urban Slum in Bangladesh. The Journal of Menâ€™s Studies, 10608265221130510. Biswas, S., Nasar, S., Nowshin, N., Imtiaz, S. H., Hossain, M. R., Jabbar, A., ... & Rashid, S. F. (2022). Methodological Challenges in Conducting Sexual and Reproductive Health Research Among Young Males in Bangladesh: Reflections From a Nationwide Mixed Methods Study. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 21, 16094069221120341. 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.
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Gender and GBV SRHR Menstrual health Mental health Health system and local government Women in politics Women empowerment Migration. etc.
- BSS in Government and Politics (Jahangirnagar University)
- MSS in Government and Politics (Jahangirnagar University)