Haya Emaan Zahid

Haya Emaan Zahid is a Barrister-at-Law with more than 11 years of experience working as a legal empowerment professional. She is nominated by the Government of Sindh as a legal expert for the Committee for the Welfare of Prisoners ( a committee that has been providing legal aid, assistance and empowerment to prisoners in Sindh since establishment in 2004). She has been working within the prison landscape both at the grass roots and policy and research level having made key contributions to reforming prison legislation in Sindh. Haya has worked as a special assistant/ co-opted member for federal government committees notified to improve the situation of prisoners across Pakistan. Haya is a member of the Sindh Public Safety and Police Complaints Commission , National Commission on the Status of Women and Board Member of the Legal Aid and Justice Authority. She is a founding member of the Legal Aid Society where she started working in the role of a Project Director and is now the CEO.