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Kabita Chowdhury

Kabita Chowdhury

Senior Programme Associate

Kabita Chowdhury has re-joined BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University as a Senior Programme Associate. Kabita Chowdhury has been actively involved in qualitative and quantitative research in the field of Gender and Development since 1989. She has previously worked with the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University and BRAC Development Institute (BDI), BRAC University from April 2007 to June 2022. Kabita has also worked with the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), and with various international organizations, such as the Population Council, New York, Save the Children Fund, USA, BRAC, Nagorik Uddyog and UBINIG.

Working Paper

Social Protection Experiences of and Attitudes Towards New Urban Poor After Covid-19 in Bangladesh

Date: 2024

Author(s): Roelen, Keetie; Ahmed, Md. Shakil; Chowdhury, Kabita; Diwakar, Vidya; Huq, Lopita; Al Mamun, Saklain; Rabbi, Abu Sayem; Tahreen Rahman, Nuzaba; Rownak, Raisa; Sultan, Maheen; Sumanthiran, Shilohni

Publisher: Institute of Development Studies

Policy Brief

অনিশ্চয়তা, এলাকাভিত্তিক বৈষম্য, এবং অপর্যাপ্ত সাহায্য: কোভিড-১৯ পরবর্তী বাংলাদেশের শহরে বসবাসরত দরিদ্রদের অভিজ্ঞতা

Date: 2023

Author(s): Roelen, Keetie; Al Mamun, Saklain; Chowdhury, Kabita; Diwakar, Vidya; Rabbi, Abu Sayem; Rownak, Raisa; Sultan, Maheen; Sumanthiran, Shilohni

Publisher: BIGD

Policy Brief

Precarity, Area-Based Discrimination, and Limited Support: Experiences of Urban Poverty After COVID-19 in Bangladesh

Date: 2023

Author(s): Roelen, Keetie; Al Mamun, Saklain; Chowdhury, Kabita; Diwakar, Vidya; Rabbi, Abu Sayem; Rownak, Raisa; Sultan, Maheen; Sumanthiran, Shilohni

Publisher: BIGD

Gender Price of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Status: Ongoing

Researcher(s): Maheen Sultan, Saklain Al Mamun, Lopita Huq, Kabita Chowdhury

Topic(s): Gender Justice, Social Transformation

Safe Road for Women and Girls: Lesson Learnt From an Intervention of BRAC

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Maheen Sultan, Saklain Al Mamun, Taslima Aktar, Kabita Chowdhury

Topic(s): BRAC Programs, Gender Justice, Social Transformation

New Forms of Adolescent Voice and Agency Through the Use of Mobile Phones and ICT

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Maheen Sultan, Lopita Huq, Pragyna Mahpara, Taslima Aktar, Saklain Al Mamun, Kabita Chowdhury

Topic(s): Digitization, Gender Justice, Social Transformation

Strengthening Knowledge-Driven Development in South Asia

Status: Completed

Researcher(s): Kabita Chowdhury, Pragyna Mahpara, Muhammad Ziaur Rahman

Topic(s): Gender Justice, Social Transformation

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