Jahida Ibtesam Rahman, BA

Jahida Ibtesam Rahman is currently a student of Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), pursuing her Post-Graduation in Peace and Conflict Studies. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Northeastern Hill University, NEHU, Shillong. She has also worked as an intern with a Statutory Public body, The National Human Rights Commission, India (Responsible for protection and Promotion of Human Rights). She was also passionately engaged with an NGO (U&I) for a period of 8 months, which basically works for the child right to education.

Her academic interests include the field of Human Rights, Women’s emancipation, Peace Building and conflict resolution. Many of her works also got featured in eminent newspapers and magazines. To mention one of her recent article which got published in an international students magazine is “ COVID-19 and Intensified Racism in India” where she focused how a particular section of people were stigmatized during the Pandemic and another one is “ The Tragic Testimonies” where she tried to point out that women still continues to be the victim with the passage of time.

She is very much passionate towards extra- curricular activities and therefore, was held in a position of Cultural Secretary of Shillong Socio-Cultural Assamese Students Association and also holds a Visharad Degree in Classical Music. Apart from this, currently she is working on her Research project entitled “ Interfaith Processions and making of Communal Peace in Hajo, Assam. 

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