Fizzah Sajjad

Content by Fizzah Sajjad
  • Publication - Project Report

    A framework for development of Balochistan spatial strategy

    The development and use of Balochistan Spatial Strategy to support economic growth and investment decisions is a key priority for the Government of Balochistan. To this end, various multilateral institutions such as the World Bank or the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) could be approached to provide technical and financial support for the development of the...

    9 Mar 2021 | Nasir Javed, Fizzah Sajjad, Hasaan Khawar, Ijaz Nabi

  • Project

    Defining the contours of a spatial strategy for Balochistan

    Balochistan is Pakistan’s largest province by area and the least inhabited in terms of population. It is endowed with abundant natural resources (such as coal, copper, and gold) and is the largest supplier of natural gas. Two-thirds of the country’s coastline is also along its southern border. It sits at the intersection of key regional trade routes and corridors and...

    10 Mar 2020 | Nasir Javed, Fizzah Sajjad, Hasaan Khawar, Ijaz Nabi

  • Blog post

    Overcoming barriers to women’s mobility in Pakistan

    Expanding transport networks, scheduling services, providing reliable transport in peri-urban areas, improving the design of women’s-only services, educating drivers and conductors on sexual harassment, and improving public safety improve mobility. Social norms against women coming into close contact with unrelated men, and the discomfort, social stigma, and fear of...

    17 Nov 2017 | Fizzah Sajjad, Katherine Vyborny, Ghulam Abbas Anjum, Erica Field

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Gender equity in transport planning: Improving women’s access to public transport in Pakistan

    Women in Pakistan are more dependent on public transport due to various social norms. However, they also face significant challenges while using public transport because of concerns over safety, harassment and worries about their social reputation. A lack of transport options for women restricts their lives substantially and affects whether they work, what kind of...

    18 Oct 2017 | Fizzah Sajjad, Ghulam Abbas Anjum, Erica Field, Katherine Vyborny