Shazia Z. Rafi
Parliamentarians for Global Action
For interviews on imf, gender equality.
In response to a recent IMF warning of slowed progress of achieving gender equality, we SPOTLIGHT international women's rights expert Shazia Z. Rafi to discuss the findings. Shazia Z. Rafi is, since 1996, secretary-general of Parliamentarians for Global Action, an association of more than 1,350 individual legislators from 131 national parliaments. PGA programs promote peace, democracy, justice and sustainable development around the world. Ms. Rafi is an expert in building representative, accountable, international political systems based on the rule of law. Regional specialization is in the Islamic countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.