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Ishrat Jahan

Research Associate

Centre of Excellence for Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (CGSRHR)

Short Biography

Ishrat Jahan is a Research Associate at the Centre for Gender and Sexual and Reproductive Health at BRAC James P. Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH). She has a background in Cultural Anthropology and Climate Change Development. Jahan has experience in conducting and coordinating qualitative research projects focusing on gender politics, women’s health and well-being in urban slums, and climate change developmental issues in coastal rural communities.

Module(s) taught (in MPH)

  • MPH 512: Anthropological Approaches to Public Health

Current Projects

Countering Backlash
SIDA, IDS -University of Sussex 
Role: Project Focal 

Research Interests

Gender politics Climate Change Marginalised communities Digitial spaces Agency and power dynamics


  • MSc in Climate Change and Development
  • IUB