Dr. Zahoor ul Haq, who received his doctorate from FARE in 2008, has recently been awarded the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Medal of Excellence) by the Pakistani government for his service in higher education. The Tamgha-e-Imtiaz is a state-organised honour given to select civilians based on their achievements. Zahoor is currently Vice Chancellor of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan. Congratulations Zahoor.
Monika Bischof draws on the experiences of subsistence farmers in rural Ethiopia to deepen our understanding of the complexities that cause child marriage. “The value of my research comes from its potential to one day inform productive policy that eliminates child marriage in Ethiopia and in other nations too,” Monika who is advised by Assistant Professor Yu Na Lee expresses her hope that her work will have an impact.