Lipi Rahman

Founder and Executive Director
Badabon Sangho

Lipi Rahman has worked with NGOs to advance women’s and girls’ rights and end VAW since 2002. She is co-founder of Badabon Sangho, an organization that supports women, particularly vulnerable women to increase access to and control over land, property, and water-bodies; and climate justice for women and girls. Badabon Sangho has mobilized over 4,000 women and girls in 107 grassroots groups, providing legal support and training to support them to engage with local government on their rights. Lipi is an active member of national and international networks including the Feminist Humanitarian Network, and contributes to national-level advocacy campaigns.

Event Schedule

19 July 2023
20 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
08:00 am EEST 09:30 am EEST Voices from the Grassroots - An international solution to ending violence against women and girls
Side Event
Four Point Hotel by Sheraton

Please join Every Woman Treaty for a dynamic panel discussion on ending violence against women and girls. This panel brings together frontline activists to discuss how a Read More

Patricia Elias

Every Woman

International Lawyer; Chief, Global Diplomatic Campaign

Marlene Mporanyi

Global Health Specialist

Every Woman Indrani Fellow

Eva Ng’inja-Croft

UN Consultant

Every Woman Indrani Fellow

Safiétou Diop


Coalition Deliver for Good Sénégal

Lipi Rahman

Founder and Executive Director

Badabon Sangho

Start Time End Time Session Description Action
10:30 am EEST 12:00 pm EEST Decolonizing risk: Applying feminist humanitarian perspectives to reframe risk narratives
Room MH 2-1

In the face of unprecedented global humanitarian need, women-led and feminist organizations in the Global South are leading efforts to ensure nobody is left behind and Read More

Maria Krisch

Programme Coordinator

United Nations Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund 

Irene Dawa

Founder and Technical Advisor

Community Empowerment for Peace and Development West Nile

Naomi Tulay-Solanke

Founder and Executive Director

Community Healthcare Initiative, Liberia _x000D_

Lipi Rahman

Founder and Executive Director

Badabon Sangho

Jacqueline Hart

Independent strategy advisor

Feminist Humanitarian Network


Magdalene Dorto

Not applicable Not applicable

Deborah Nyirenda

Not applicable Not applicable

Yashmin Fernandes

Director Women's Digital Financial Inclusion Hub, Women's World Banking

Stella Anyangwe

End Polo Now Coordinator Rotary International

Blandine Umuziranenge

Founder and CEO Kosmotivr

Taryn Russell

Deputy Executive Director Results Canada

Djeinaba Kane

Advocacy & Partnership Lead AfricaNenda

Rafiat Akinokun

Youth Advorate and cub's health nurse

Melania Chiponda

Gender and Climate Advisor The African Women's Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)

Aries Setiadi

Managing Director Fintech Association Indonesia

Claude Mambo Muvunyi

Director General Rwanda Biomedical Center

Hanna Lemma

Co-founder & Contributor Addis Powerhouse

Kathryn Toure

Regional Director, Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office IDRC

Dr. Lisa Avery

Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba; Director Africa Initiatives

Carmen Correa

CEO Pro Mujer

Tawakkol Karman

Nobel Peace Price Laureate Tawakkol Karman Foundation

Anis Farid

Research Project Manager Women's Aid Organisation

Patricia Elias

Every Woman International Lawyer; Chief, Global Diplomatic Campaign

Lipi Rahman

Executive Director, Badabon Sangho Every Woman Indrani Fellow

Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda