Salma leads ISHR's strategic engagement and advocacy at the UN Human Rights Council. She holds a Masters degree in International Human Rights Law and a Bachelors degree in Political Science from the American University in Cairo. Salma worked for international and national human rights organisations in the Middle East and North Africa region. Her work focused on the protection of human rights defenders, civil and political rights and women's rights. Follow her on Twitter @salma_ishr.
Democracy for the Arab World Now (DAWN) is a nonprofit organization that promotes democracy, the rule of law, and human rights for all of the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).