Zoha Shahid

Zoha Shahid is a research associate at the Research Society of International Law, Pakistan. She has worked on the development of a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights in Pakistan, a National Baseline Assessment on Business and Human Rights for Pakistan, and the development of a Guide and Training Manual for the Judiciary in Pakistan. Currently, she is working on a legislative assessment of Pakistan’s Health Security Framework to assess its adequacy to deal with pandemics such as the COVID-19 crisis.

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Special economic zones in Pakistan undermine women’s human rights

By: Zoha Shahid & Seemal Hameed & Simrah Faruqi

Even though special economic zones promote industrial development, such development comes at the expense of land, labour, and human rights.



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