Yasmeen Jamali, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Social Development and Policy
School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences


  • PhD in Demography (2017-2023)
  • MPhil in Development Studies (2012-2017)
  • BSc (H) Economics and Finance (2007-2011)


  • What is Modernity?


Dr. Yasmeen Jamali is a dedicated scholar and researcher, holding a doctorate in Demography from Université Panthéon-Sorbonne Paris 1 in France. Born on February 14, 1989, in Pakistan, she has emerged as a passionate advocate for advancing our understanding of demographic trends, with a particular focus on young women’s agency in Balochistan.

Yasmeen’s commitment to academic excellence is mirrored in her publications. Notably, her research paper, “An Appraisal of Women’s Higher Education in Balochistan; Discourse, Norms, and Reality,” presented at an international conference, highlights her contribution to the discourse on educational dynamics in specific cultural settings.

In addition to her academic pursuits, Yasmeen has also contributed to the academic community through co-organizing an International Study Day on Population Health and presenting her research at various conferences and seminars. Her multilingual proficiency, including Balochi, English, French, and Urdu, further enhances her ability to engage with diverse audiences and communities.

Dr. Yasmeen Jamali’s journey is characterized by a harmonious blend of academic curiosity, research acumen, and a genuine passion for addressing social issues. As she continues her Ph.D. journey, she stands as a beacon of inspiration for aspiring researchers committed to making meaningful contributions to demographic studies and societal development.


  • Jean Simon, D., Jamali, Y., Olorunsaiye, C. Z., & Théodat, J. M. (2023). Knowledge of the ovulatory cycle and its determinants among women of childbearing age in Haiti: a population-based study using the 2016/2017 Haitian Demographic Health Survey. BMC Women’s Health, 23(1), 1-10
  • Jamali, Y., Jean Simon, D. (in press). Modern Contraceptive in Pakistan: A Cross-Sectional Study. Population and Economics, 8(1)
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