Noreen Naseer

Noreen is a Lecturer for the Department of Political Science for the University of Peshawar and has a long history of advocating for women’s issues in conflict contexts. She is an academic who uses her voice and platform to encourage academic dialogues on Women, Peace and Security.

Naseer co-founded the Khor organisation that focuses on empowering Pashtun women. The Khor organisation works with a network of organisations (Qabailee Khor) to facilitate women’s empowerment, human rights, and peacebuilding in the newly-merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. This is a semi-autonomous region which has been subject to tribal conflict, as well as, the focal point for terror attacks.  Noreen’s work often centres on the wellbeing and empowerment of Pashtun women. Noreen provides academic research and writes for the online platform Pakhtun Women Point of View.