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Husna Banu Sheikh
Husna Banu Sheikh is the Gender Justice Specialist of the ‘Enhancing Access to Justice for Consolidation of Peace Project’ supported by UNDP Nepal. This initiative works to: provide services to Legal personnel on Gender Based Violence (GBV); develop gender friendly transitional justice mechanisms; promote the development of a National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325, and other gender focused programmatic activities. Prior to her current position, Ms. Sheikh worked for a Danish INGO to promote peace through community mediation and thereby reduce the impact of armed conflict on women. Ms. Sheikh’s professional experience also crosses into the environmental sector and she has spent over 10 years working in the area of natural resource management. Ms. Sheikh holds an MA in Sociology/Anthropology from Tribhuvan University, Nepal.