Department of Population Sciences
|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Masters||Population Sciences||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2017|
|Bachelor||Population Sciences||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||2016|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Teaching||University of Dhaka||Bangladesh||31, Jan 2018||Currently Working|
|Subject||Description||Research Interest (Goal, Target Indicator)|
|Demography and Population Studies||
Nuptiality, Fertility, Mortality, Morbidity, Migration, Urbanization, Age and Sex Structure, Aging Population, Adolescent Health
Climate change mitigation and adaptation, Population Ecology, Climate change and population health,Public health impact of natural disasters.
Global Health, Social Determinants of Health, Communicable and Non communicable diseases.
|Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights||
Maternal Health, Sexual Health, Infertility, Contraception, Antenatal Care, Post natal Care, Delivery Care, Menstrual Regulation (MR), Safe Abortion, Caesarean Section, Child Health, Cervical Cencer
|Migration and Urbanization||
Internal Migration, International Migration, Rohingya, Urban Health, Urbanization
Gender, Sociology, Minority Studies
|Population and Development||
Population and Health Policies, Development Policies, Gender policies, Sexual and Reproductive Health Policies, Policy studies.
|Level of Study||Title||Supervisor||Co-Supervisor(s)||Name of Student(s)||Area of Research||Current Completion|
|Research Project Report/Other||Impact of Youth Migration on Mental Health Of parents in Mymensingh District, Bangladesh: A Qualitative Study||Sawkia Afroz||Aisha Farzana Juana||2020|
|Research Project Report/Other||Husband’s Involvement in Delivery Care Utilization among Married Women in the Slum Area of Dhaka City||Sawkia Afroz||Sakia Binte Hasan||2020|
|Research Project Report/Other||Fertility Decision Making : An assessment of community based family planning services among married female adolescent (15-19) in rural Bangladesh||Sawkia Afroz||Mehtaj Binta Alamgir Aditi||
|Research Project Report/Other||Cesarean Delivery on Maternal Request in Dhaka City : A Qualitative Study on Working Women||Sawkia Afroz||Anika Tahseen Nuva||
|Research Project Report/Other||Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of the Postpartum Family Planning Services among the Adolescent Married Women ages 15-49 years : A Quantitative study on the Rural Areas of Rajshahi||Sawkia Afroz||Fatema-Tuz-Zohra||
|Research Project Report/Other||Factors affecting Maternal Health Care Seeking Behavior among Married Women in Selected Rural areas in Bangladesh||Sawkia Afroz||Merin Afroz||
|Research Project Report/Other||Factors Associated with Unmet Need for Family Planning among Women Aged 15-24 in Rural Areas of Kushtia District||Sawkia Afroz||Sharoraaj Swambhoo||
|Research Project Report/Other||Reasons of increasing Caesarean Deliveries in Jamalpur District: A Qualitative Study||Sawkia Afroz||Tahomina Akter Happy|
|Research Project Report/Other||Knowledge and Perception of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Among Married Women in Jamalpur District, Bangladesh||Sawkia Afroz||Nusrat Jahan|
|Subject||Project Name||Source of Fund||From Date||To Date||Collaboration|
|Utilization of maternal healthcare services during COVID-19 pandemic in disaster-prone areas of Bangladesh||Gender Responsive Resilience & Intersectionality in Policy and Practice (GRRIPP) initiative in South Asia Region||02-08-2021|
|Conducting Effectiveness of the Volunteers Intervention for FP-MCH Activities in the Selected Upazilas||DGFP||01-03-2021|
|Perceived Needs and Barriers of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services among Married Female Adolescents of Urban Slum in Dhaka City||SSRC,Ministry of Planning||08-04-2020||03-10-2021|
|Measuring the Effectiveness of a Pilot Intervention on Delaying Early Pregnancy among Newlywed Couple in B’BariaDistrict||DGFP||24-03-2018||24-04-2019|
|No invited talk is found|
|SL||Collaboration & Membership Name||Type||Membership Year||Expire Year|
|1||Canadian Population Society (CPS)||2022|
|3||Asian Population Association||2018|
Sawkia Afroz, Tasmiah Sad Sutopa and Md. Rabiul Haque : Young mothers’ attitudes towards domestic violence and their maternal healthcare services utilization in Bangladesh: A multilevel cluster analysis, PLoS One (impact factor:3.752) , vol.17 , no.8 Public Library of Science , 2022 .
Sawkia Afroz : The Rise of Divorce in Bangladesh: A Review in the Change of Marriage Dynamics, Social Sciences , vol.Vol. 8 , no.5 , pp.261-269 , 2019 .
Sawkia Afroz and Md. Aminul Haque : Health Care Seeking Behavior among Climate Displaced People: Study of a Slum in Dhaka City, Social Science Review , vol.Vol. 36 , no.1 The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D , 2019 .
Gaylan Peyari Tarannum Dana and Sawkia Afroz : The State of Healthcare Facilities to Provide Diabetes, Cardiovascular and Chronic Respiratory Disease Related Services in Bangladesh, The Dhaka University Journal of Science , vol.70 , no.1 University of Dhaka , pp.14-21 , 2022 .
Gaylan Peyari Tarannum Dana and Sawkia Afroz : Readiness of Health Facilities to Provide Institutional Delivery Care: A Study Based on Bangladesh Health Facility Survey 2017, Social Science Review , vol.38 , no.1 The Dhaka University Studies, Part -D , pp.17-32 , 2021 .
Sawkia Afroz, Abu Hasanat Md. Kishowar Hossain and Sadiya Afrin : COVID-19 related social stigma in management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) care in Bangladesh: A scoping review, Bangladesh Journal of Administration and Management , vol.34 , no.1 Bangladesh Civil Service Administration Academy, Ministry of Public Administration, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh , pp.108-124 , 2021 .
Sawkia Afroz and Md. Aminul Haque "Perceived Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs and Barriers to Service Utilization among Married Female Adolescents in Selected Rural Areas of Bangladesh." 4th Asian Population Association (APA) Conference Shanghai, China: Asian Population Association, 2018 .
Sawkia Afroz and Md. Aminul Haque "Health Care Seeking Behavior among migrants vulnerable to climate change: study of a slum in Dhaka city, Bangladesh." XXVIII International Population Conference Cape Town, South Africa: International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, 2017 .
|National||Late ANM Jahed Memorial Trust Scholarship||2013||Bangladesh||
For achiveing highest CGPA in each semester of B.S.S Honors’ examination.
|National||Board Merit Scholarship||2011||Bangladesh||
Dhaka Board Merit Scholarship for Achiveing Golden GPA 5.00 and Position in Combined Merit List in HSC Examination.