Mariam Kizilbash

Mariam Kizilbash has worked as a Human Rights Junior Attorney and Researcher with legal charities in UK, Pakistan and Kashmir on issues including capital punishment, drone strikes, and grand scale corporate corruption. She has a Masters in Public International Law from UCL, and presently completing another Masters in Understanding & Securing Human Rights from the School of Advanced Studies in London. She is an advocate for the rights of the differently abled.

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Pakistan and disability law – The dawn of a more inclusive society?

Pakistan and disability law – The dawn of a more inclusive society?

Until the summer of this year, Pakistan did not have any adequate state legislation or any other mechanism in place that enforced the rights of persons with disabilities (“PWDs”). It had ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of ...