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Defending and Promoting Human Rights: Women on the Frontline

ImageWednesday, January 28, 2009 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
4th Floor Teleconference Lecture Hall, Alexander Library, CAC

Hina Jilani
Former UN Special Representative on Human Rights Defenders

Hina Jilani is a human rights litigator who participated in the founding of many organizations including the first women-run
Pakistani law firm, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, and the Women's Action Forum. She helped establish the
AGHS Legal Aid Cell, a free legal center in Pakistan. Since the 1990s she has served as an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. During 2000-2008, Ms Jilani acted as the first UN Special Representative on Human Rights Defenders.

Sponsored by:
* Global Initiatives - humanrights.rutgers.edu
* The Center for Women's Global Leadership - http://www.cwgl.rutgers.edu

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