Sulema Jahangir – Individual Award Nominee – 2016

Sulema Jahangir is a lawyer and campaigner who works to raise awareness of violence against women both in the United Kingdom and in Pakistan. Sulema was pivotal in drafting new legislation in Pakistan on harassment of women at work, domestic violence and acid attacks. She is adept at spotting how cases may be used as ‘test’ cases, has lobbied judges and policy makers on the need for legal reform, and has co-authored and edited numerous publications on violence against women.