Dr. Riffat is a medical doctor from Peshawar and did her masters in Mother and Child Health from England. Being passionate to work for women and children, she pursued different platforms for social work. She joined Women Workers Alliance in Peshawar as a founding member in 2017 when she learned that it works for women’s labour rights. Issue of non-provision of daycare centers, separate washrooms for women and lack of protection against harassment committees are the issues close to her heart. She is of the view that these are the basic issues that discourage women to work. She believes that the WWA was instrumental in increasing her confidence and skills to work for the advancment of women’s labour rights.