School of Law, Gender and Media

Sara Hossain

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School of Law, Gender and Media Professor of Practice
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Sara is a barrister and has been practicing for 30 years in the areas of constitutional, corporate and family law. She is a partner at the law firm of Dr. Kamal Hossain and Associates. Sara currently serves pro bono as the Honorary Executive Director of the Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST). Sara’s casework has included strategic litigation on equality and non-discrimination, the right to liberty, forced marriage, child abduction, and freedom of expression among others. She has been involved in amicus/ third party briefs before other national courts and international human rights bodies and courts. Sara writes and speaks on public interest law, human rights and women’s rights and access to justice. She is currently a member of the Board of the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture.

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