Rest in power: Twitter pays tribute to Rubina Saigol

Pakistani author, feminist and one of the pioneering members of the Women’s Action Forum (WAF) passed away on Friday


Entertainment Desk August 27, 2021

Pakistani author, feminist and one of the pioneering members of the Women’s Action Forum (WAF), Dr Rubina Saigol passed away on Friday. Dr Saigol was a feminist scholar and educationalist, who authored numerous books and papers in both English and Urdu.

Her scholarly work appeared in various national and international research journals, covering diverse themes from feminism, to educational discourse to nationalism and counter-terrorism.

Soon after the news of Dr Saigol's passing away went viral, many renowned scholars, feminists took to social media and expressed their condolences. 

Dr Saigol was also a senior member of WAF and on the advisory board of Simrogh, a nonprofit organisation centred around women's rights.

She received her PhD in Education and Development from the University of Rochester and her MA in Development Psychology from Columbia University.

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