Sarmad Soomar

Pakistan

Sarmad Muhammad Soomar is a licensed registered nurse and currently works under the domain of research at the Department of Psychiatry in Aga Khan University, Pakistan. Sarmad is passionate about integrating human sexuality into healthcare curriculum and about inclusion and justice in sexual health and rights. He works with gender diverse people, adolescents, refugees, disabled people, and men. Sarmad is also a youth champion of Asia Safe Abortion Partnership and Global Youth Video contest winner for ICFP 2018. Sarmad enjoys using innovation in his work, including play therapy, laughter yoga, dance, and digital games.

Rise Up Cohort: Youth Champion 2019