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Sabika Abbas Naqvi: Reclaiming public spaces through poetry

Sabika Abbas Naqvi is a Performative Poet and the founder of ‘Sar-e-Rahguzar: Poetry on the Streets’. Her work revolves around intersectionality, gender, minority, LGBTQI+, and other progressive rights. Naqvi writes in Urdu, Hindi, Hindustani, and English and believes in subverting public spaces with her poetry and storytelling. As an educator she helps create and translate nclusive school curriculums based on social and emotional learning. She is a campaigner, and soon to be author, with two books swt to be released shortly. She currently works at change.org.

Recorded at INK2019, Jaisalmer

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Sabika Abbas Naqvi
Performative Poet

Sabika is a performative poet and the Founder of Sar-e-Rahguzar: Poetry on the Streets. She is a story-teller, translator, alternative educator and campaigner. With two of her books set to release, she is soon going to be an author as well. Her work revolves around intersectionality, gender, minority, LGBTQI+ , and other progressive rights. She writes in Urdu, Hindi, Hindustani, and English. She believes in subverting public spaces with her poetry and story-telling. As an educator she helps create inclusive school curriculum based on social and emotional learning. She currently works at change.org.

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