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Marvi Sirmed

Marvi Sirmed
 
 
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Profile
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Affiliation
Independent Blogger and Freelance Columnist
Birthday
June 11, 1972
About
Hum kahaan ke daana thay, kis hunar mein yaktaa thay!
Personal Information
Marvi Sirmed is a political commentator, governance specialist, free lance journalist, theater actor and an independent blogger. She is founder and editor of Baaghi – a political blog site that covers political and socio-economic issues impacting people's lives in Pakistan.

Professionally, she is a parliamentary development specialist, a gender expert and public policy analyst. She excels in training and capacity building of media, rights activists, government officials, local government representatives and legislators. Her work involves producing research and comparative studies to inform political parties, civil society and media for making it possible for these actors to positively engage in strengthening of democracy. 

Marvi Sirmed has worked very closely with technical experts from parliaments like UK & Canadian House of Commons and Scottish Parliament for producing various studies and papers to assist the process of democratic governance in Pakistan.

Earlier, she has been working as Institutional Development Specialist with the Ministry of Women Development, Government of Pakistan and as Policy Advocacy Specialist with National Commission on the Status of Women, in the capacity of UN expert.

She started her career as journalist in 1990 and has been working in different national dailies (Daily The News, Jang, Pakistan, Khabrein etc.). After an enriching experience as a media person, she worked with two of the top educational institutions of Lahore, The Crescent Model School and Pamir Knot College, as subject specialist (Chemistry and English Linguistics). Afterwards, she switched to the development field and joined South Asia Partnership Pakistan, where she engaged herself in program development, organizational assessments, monitoring and evaluation of the development projects in Punjab and interior Sindh. She established women’s groups and community based organizations in over twenty districts of Punjab and 10 districts of Sindh.

In 2000, she joined Institute of Overseas Pakistanis to develop a leading organization to watch the process of legislation in Pakistan, Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT) and contributed in the establishment of PILDAT and development of its maiden programs for the capacity building of parliamentarians.

She joined Aurat Foundation's Legislative Watch Programme in 2001. Under the programme, legislative processes going on at federal and provincial levels were watched with gender lens, through Legislative Watch Groups (LWGs), established in all the provinces and composed of legislative experts and technocrats. Advocacy programmes were developed in the light of LWGs’ observations and executed in order to affect policy change and legislations. The marked recommendation and successful advocacy programme was for the reservation of 33% quota for women in law making bodies. She is author of many research based papers, articles, contributes columns in national daily newspapers.

Marvi Sirmed is widely travelled in USA, UK, Malysia, Indonesia, Bangkok, India and Bangladesh for reading various papers, participating in conferences / seminars / training events on legislative development, democratic governance, poverty reduction, and community development. She was a part of International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP) run by State Department of United States of America, in 2004.
Besides being founder member of an independent political think tank, Voice of Democracy, she is a member of Women’s Initiative for Peace in South Asia (WIPSA), Women’s Action Forum, Insaani Haqooq Ittehad, Pakistan India Peoples Forum, South Asian Free Media Association, and Pakistan Forum for Social Democracy. She has been visiting SAARC region as member of high profile delegations.

She is a social democrat and believes in secular values. Being a rights' campaigner, she has been part of various movements for human rights and restoration of democracy
Personal Interests
Politics, legislative development, research, performing arts, poetry / literature and film making
Email
baaghi@marvisirmed.com
Phone
111-111-137
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