University of Heidelberg

Farjina Malek

Farjina Malek

Farjina Malek works as the Programme Officer, Dialogue and Exchange at NETZ Bangldesh. NETZ is a German NGO; implementing their activities only in Bangladesh and India. Their focuses are reducing poverty, upgrading the level of nutrition of extreme poor people, spreading education for the poor children and networking on human rights issue for the women especially who are poor and marginalized in Bangladesh. Before joining here, she worked as Project Officer for the Bangladesh Legal Reform Project, which is funded by the Canadian International Development Agency and executed by the Government of Bangladesh, Canadian Bar Association and IBM Canada. The project supports underprivileged people in receiving legal aid service from Bangladeshi judicial system. Farjina initially joined to the Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) in Bangladesh just after completing her post graduation from Health and Society in South Asia (MAHSSA) in 2010. She joined there as fundraiser for the people with disabilities. She also wrote her thesis based on the ethnographic field work at CRP. The title of her thesis is "Disability and Rehabilitation: an Ethnography of the `Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed,' Bangladesh.
Farjina Malek's M.A. thesis can be found here.

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