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Yasmeen Hassan

Yasmeen Hassan

Yasmeen Hassan is the Global Executive Director of Equality Now, an international human rights organization focused on women and girls’ rights. She is a native of Pakistan and has been involved in women’s rights since very early in her career, authoring the first study of domestic violence in Pakistan, which ultimately became the country’s submission to the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995.

Yasmeen Hassan is a WMC SheSource expert on Pakistan, international issues, and social justice. 


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A War on Pakistan’s Schoolgirls

January 27, 2009

In a remarkably beautiful area of Pakistan, the Taliban is making a nightmare of girls’ lives. The author, a Pakistani lawyer and staff member of Equality Now, tells us how the Obama Administration can avoid the mistakes of its predecessor. More »