Samreen Shahbaz


Samreen is a dedicated women’s rights activist. She is currently Programme Officer at ARROW. Previously, she was a National Coordinator of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at Shirkat Gah Women’s Resource Center and National Coordinator for Advocacy and Communications at Shirkat Gah. She is an Emerging Leaders of Pakistan fellow 2012. Samreen holds a bachelor’s in telecommunications from the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, and a master’s degree from the University of Punjab.

Menstrual Matters is a multi-pronged intervention to address the issue of menstrual hygiene management among young girls living in low-income communities of Karachi. The project aims to provide an innovative solution to young girls to cope with menstruation who do not have access to hygienic sanitary options otherwise, along with information about healthy menstrual hygiene management practices.

Rise Up Cohort: Youth Champion 2016