Dr Sara Rizvi Jafree

Dr Sara Rizvi Jafree

Assistant Professor

PhD (Institute of Social and Cultural Studies, University of the Punjab, PK)
MPhil (Institute of Social and Cultural Studies, University of the Punjab, PK)
BSc Honors (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK)
Room # 123, Business and Social Sciences Building
Ext: 346

Dr Jafree has published widely on issues related to gender, workplace violence, public health, organizational culture of women healthcare providers, maternal employment and microfinance. She completed her BSc Honors from the London School of Economics and Political Science (UK), in Economics, and her PhD from the Institute of Social and Cultural Studies, University of the Punjab (PK), in Sociology. Her book Women, Healthcare and Violence has been published by Oxford University Press (2018). Currently, her research areas include microfinance poverty alleviation and the health of South Asian women.

Current Research Projects:

  • The Socio-structural Challenges faced by Special Needs Children and their Families (Evaluation Research)
  • Women’s Role in Islamic Social Policy, Social Welfare Development, and Sectarian Harmony (Book)
  • Types, Extent and Efficacy of Interventions by Shrine Cities for the Support of Refugee and IDPs in Iraq (Evaluation Research)
  • The Impact on the Quality of Life of the Elderly of Inter-generational learning (Quasi-experiment Intervention Research)
  • The Sociology of South Asian Women’s Health (Book)
  • Women Microfinance Borrowers of Pakistan, Poverty Alleviation, and Holistic Social Development (Evaluation Research)

Publications:

  • Research Paper– Jafree, S. R., Zakar, R., Mustafa, M., & Fischer, F. (2018). Mothers employed in paid work and their predictors for home delivery in Pakistan.  BMC pregnancy and childbirth , 18(1), 316.
  • Research Paper– Jafree, S. R., Zakar, R., Zakar, M. Z., & Fischer, F. (2017). Assessing the patient safety culture and ward error reporting in public sector hospitals of Pakistan. Safety in Health3(1), 10.
  • Research Paper– Jafree, S. R. (2017). Workplace violence against women nurses working in two public sector hospitals of Lahore, Pakistan.Nursing outlook65(4), 420-427.
  • Research Paper– Rizvi Jafree, S., (2016). Microfinance loan services, community and wellbeing- A case of women borrowers from Pakistan.The Microfinance Review, 8(1), 8-89.
  • Research Paper– Jafree, S. R., Zakar, R., Zakar, M. Z., & Fischer, F. (2016). Nurse perceptions of organizational culture and its association with the culture of error reporting: a case of public sector hospitals in Pakistan. BMC health services research16(1), 3.
  • Research Paper– Jafree, S. R., Zakar, R., & Zakar, M. Z. (2015). Factors Associated with Low Birth Weight of Children Among Employed Mothers in Pakistan. Maternal and child health journal19(9), 1993-2002.
  • Research Paper– Jafree, S. R., Zakar, R., Fischer, F., & Zakar, M. Z. (2015). Ethical violations in the clinical setting: the hidden curriculum learning experience of Pakistani nurses. BMC medical ethics16(1), 16.
  • Research Paper– Rizvi Jafree, S., Zakar, R., & Zakar, M. Z. (2015). Gender segregation as a benefit–a qualitative study from Pakistan. Journal of nursing management23(8), 983-993.
  • Research Paper– Jafree, S. R., & Ahmad, K. (2013). Women microfinance users and their association with improvement in quality of life: Evidence from Pakistan. Asian Women29(4), 73-105.
  • Research Paper– Jafree, S. R., & Ahmad, K. (2013). Women borrowers of microfinance: an urban Lahore study. Journal of Third World Studies30(2), 151.