Grant Opportunities - Year 2018

In line with its mission, the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative (SWGI) seeks to promote engagements that attend to the shifting and contested meanings of gender across different contexts. In addition to hosting events and facilitating online conversations, the Initiative seeks to promote faculty and student research. SWGI provides grants to faculty for the pursuit of creative and interdisciplinary research and projects relating to gender in Pakistan. 

Grantees of This Cycle:

  • Women in prisons – Aleena Shafique and Alina Noor Pasha

  • “Langhot mai hee taqat hai” – embodiment of masculinities among the Muslim pehlwans of Lahore – Awais Khalid

  • In search of sukoon: mapping the everyday at Bibi Pak Daman – Fatima Mohsin

  • Women and women’s Urdu magazines – Keshaf

  • Women involvement in the Peasant Movement of Okara – Maria Nazar and Ramsha Ijaz

  • Lady health Workers and family planning – Maryam Mansoor

  • Creating space in the everyday: stories of female community leaders of Mozang – Umaima Mairaj