Asma Jahangir

Posted on December 15, 2014

Name : Asma Jahangir

Designation : Vice president of International Federation for Human Rights

Profession : Lawyer

Political Affiliation :
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Career: Asma Jahangir is a Pakistani lawyer, an award winning human rights and democracy activist. Her work focuses on prevention of persecution of religious minorities, gender equality,and extremism.Jahangir is a founding member of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, and has served as Secretary-General and later Chairperson of the organization. On 27 October 2010, Jahangir was elected as President of Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan and played a prominent role in the Lawyers’ Movement.,the first woman to hold the position. She has co-chaired South Asia Forum for Human Rights and is the vice president of International Federation for Human Rights

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