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Faculty Profile

Amna Rashid

Assistant Professor, Director Center for Human Rights and Justice

School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Department of Political Science and International Relations

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Amna Rashid is a faculty member at Department of Political Science, School of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSS&H). She received her LL.B. from University of London (UK) in 2011, and an LL.M from the Columbia University in the City of New York (USA) in 2014. She is a Fulbright Scholar 2014 and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar 2015 at Columbia School of Law.

Her research centers on understanding the state of Human Rights in Pakistan, specifically of women, children and persons with disabilities. She has designed an advocacy strategy to promote and protect the rights of street children (victims of commercial sexual exploitation) in Pakistan and is currently working on advocacy strategies for the protection of rights of persons with disabilities and rights of women. In addition, she is currently researching on UN and its Rule of Law, implications of EU’s interference in domestic policy making of sovereign nations, consequences of the use of foreign jurisprudence by Supreme Court of Pakistan.

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