rabiaRabia Ali is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Chairperson Department of Sociology at the International Islamic University Islamabad. She holds a PhD from the University of New South Wales Sydney Australia. She has also served Abt Associates on their FDPLD Project and as an outreach advisor at Raabta Consultants Islamabad. Her research interests include gender justice, Sociology of children and youth, Sociology of peace and conflict and Sociology of education.