Profile of Mrs. Tahmina Akhter

Profile of Mrs. Tahmina Akhter

Mrs. Tahmina Akhter
Professor and Director
Institute of Social Welfare and Research
Institutes
Email: tahminasw@gmail.com
Phone: 880-2-9661900/8489
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Short Biography:

I am a Professor and Diractor of the ISWR, DU. I have more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in Social Work and Social Development issues. My current research interest focuses on gender issues, community development, social development, livelihood development of the special community, climate change, clinical social work, and mental health problems, social capital, and social safety-net programme. As a team leader recently I have completed two big national development project in Bangladesh. I have published more than 50 research and journal articles about different social and development issues from the reputed national and international journals.

Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Post Graduate Diploma Psycho-Therapy and Counseling Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) Bangladesh 2009
Masters Social Welfare University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1987
Bachelor Social Welfare University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1986
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
No award information is found
Research Interest
Subject Description
My current research interest focuses on gender issues, community development, social development, livelihood development of the special community, climate change, clinical social work, and mental health problems, social capital, and social safety-net programme.
Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
Masters Conditions and Psycho-social Consequences of Suicidal Attempts: A Study in Dhaka City. Iftekhar Alam Jewel, MSS (Thesis), ISWR, DU

Psycho-social condition

2018
Ph.D. Development Interventions and the Level of Livelihoods of Tea Workers in Bangladesh: A Study Md. Amirul Islam, Ph.D Researcher, ISWR, DU

Social Development

2014
M.Phil Social Business: A New Paradigm of Women Empowerment and Poverty Reduction: A Study on Two Villages. Md Khalid Hasan, M.Phil Researcher, ISWR, DU

Women Empowerment

Current Year
Masters Non-governmental organizations supportive services for women development in Bangladesh. A study on a village Women Development
Masters Situation and problems of girl’s street children in Dhaka city Child Development
Masters Livelihood system of cyclone affected people of costal area: A study on a village. Disaster Management
Masters Disaster recovery and reconstruction system: A study in three villages of Aila affected area. Disaster Management
M.Phil Nature and trends of sexually abused women and Their Rehabilitation: A study on tow selected NGOs Nurjahan Khanom Violence Against Women
M.Phil Impact of Micro credit an empowerment of women –A study of tow Villages Md. N Oihudul Islam Women Empowerment
M.Phil Political empowerment of women: a review on 10 union parishad women member under Tahkurgaon District. Selima Akhtar Women Empowerment
Masters A Psycho-social study of Rape Prostitute and Acid Burn and their Rehabilitation Intervention Bangladesh context Violence Against Women
Masters The existing situation and feasibility of social work education in Bangladesh: An empirical study. Social Work Education
Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
Age Old People Need assessment of Rural Elderly People in Bangladesh World Solidarity Movement, Belgium 01-01-1970 Gonosasto Kendro, Bangladesh
Social Development Padma Multipurpose Bridge: Impacts on Lives and Livelihoods of Affected People Bangladesh Bridge Authority, Bridge Division, Government Peoples Republic of Bangladesh 01-01-1970 Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA), Bridges Division, Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges, People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Climate Change Coastal Climate Resilient Infrastructure Project (CCRIP) Asian Development Bank (ADB) and KfW 01-01-1970 Local Government Engineering Department (LGED)
Invited Talk
SL Invited Talk
No invited talk is found
SL Collaboration & Membership Name Type Membership Year Membership Expire Year
1 Bangladesh Council for Social Work Education (BCSWE) Academic 2016 Life Time
2 Bangladesh Clinical Social Workers Association Professional 2017 Life Time
3 Asian and Pacific Association for Social Work Education (APASWE) Academic 2018 Life Time
4 UCEP Bangladesh Social Welfare 2020-2021 Life Time
Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Assistant Professor Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka Dhaka 08-04-2019 31-03-2001 Teaching, Research, Publications
Associate Professor Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka Dhaka 01-04-2019 31-01-2007 Teaching, Research, Publications
Senior Visiting Research Fellow Birmingham University United Kingdom (UK) 01-04-2001 30-06-2001 Research and Publications
Lecturer Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka Dhaka 01-10-1991 07-04-1996 Teaching, Research, Publications
Professor Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka Dhaka Currently Working Teaching, Research, Administrator, Publications
Journal Article
1
Tahmina Akhtar : An opinion review: The attitude of mother towards child health and care, Journal of Public Administration Training Center (PATC), vol.12, September 1998 .
2
Tahmina Akhtar : Women violence: Bangladesh Context Empowerment, Women for Women, Dhaka Bangladesh, vol.5, November, 2003 .
3
Tahmina Akhtar : ‘The Elderly care services and their situation in Bangladesh: An Understanding from theoretical perspective’, Journal of Medical Science, Asian Network for Scientific Information, vol.6 (2), pp.131-138, March-April 2006 .
4
Tahmina Akhtar : Self-Employment of Women of Bangladesh: Problems and Issues, Social Science Review, Dhaka University, vol.2, July-December, 1996 .
5
Tahmina Akhtar : ‘Rethinking of Approaches to Women Empowerment: Bangladesh Perspectives, Journal of Applied Science, Asian Network for Scientific Information (ANZ), vol.65, July, 2006 .
6
Tahmina Akhtar : Effectiveness Analysis of Female Secondary School Assistance Program in Development of Education in Women, Social Science Review, vol.xiv, July –December, 1997 .
7
Tahmina Akhtar : Experience: Self Development and Foreign Aids- Bangladesh Context, Samaj Nirekahan Kendra, Dhaka University, vol.55, February, 1995 .
8
Tahmina Akhtar : Gender Discrimination in wage-An empirical study, The Journal of Social Development, vol.1, no.1 December-2004 .
9
Tahmina Akhtar : Elderly people in rural Bangladesh: An overview, Social Science Review, vol.21, no.2 December-2004 .
10
Tahmina Akhtar : Disability: A conceptual overview, The Journal of Social Development, ISWR, University of Dhaka, vol.14, no.1 December-1999 .
11
Tahmina Akhtar : Attitude towards HIV/AIDs and STD among the client sex workers and drug addicts, a study of Dhaka city, Social Science Review, Dhaka University, vol.18, no.2 December, 2010 .
12
Tahmina Akhtar : Knowledge about the labour welfare and labour laws among the working labour in industry-A study., The Journal of Social Development, vol.17, no.1 December, 2005 .
13
Tahmina Akhtar : Non-formal education context in Bangladesh, The Journal of Social Development, vol.13, no.1 December, 1998 .
14
Tahmina Akhtar : Female Education in Bangladesh-Problems and Prospects, The Journal of Social Development, vol.1, December, 1996 .
15
Tahmina Akhtar : Youth in Bangladesh: Problems and Prospects, The Journal of Social Development, vol.8, December, 1993 .
16
Professor Tahmina Akhtar : People with Disabilities: Roles of Social Workers for Rehabilitation in Bangladesh, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020 .
17
Professor Tahmina Akhtar : Child Welfare Practice in Organizational and Institutional Context in Bangladesh, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020 .
18
Tahmina Akhtar : Socio-Economic Vulnerability of Riverbank Erosion of Displaces: Case Study Coastal Villages in Bangladesh, Indian Journal of Ecology, vol.46 (1), 2019 .
19
Tahmina Akhtar : Psycho social factors and Consequences of Relapse: Experience of Bangladesh, The Journal of Developing Areas, 2014 .
20
Tahmina Akhtar : Juvenile Delinquency Problem: Experience and Opinion of the Guardians, The Journal of Social Development, vol.15, no.1 2005 .
21
Tahmina Akhtar : A review of the opinion of mother towards the nature to giving of breast feeding and alternative food practice, Dhaka Biswabiddalay Patrika, Bangla Journal of the University of Dhaka., vol.62,63, 1998-1999 .
22
Tahmina Akhtar : Trend of Drug Addiction in Bangladesh an overview of Opinion, The Journal of Public Administration, vol.11, 1998 .
23
Tahmina Akhtar : Physically Disabled in Bangladesh –An Overview, The Journal of Social Development, vol.12, no.1 1997 .