Our Leadership

Our Leadership

Youth Defender is a joint program of Network For Human Rights & Justice (NHRJ) and Youth For Pakistan (YFP). Its primary objectives are to promote and protect Human Rights and to help the poor and downtrodden in securing their rights through advocacy, research, legal aid and financial assistance. Youth Defender is made up of roughly 17 core staff members around the country. Its staff consists of young social activists, human rights professionals, lawyers, journalists, and academics of diverse backgrounds.

Muhammad Fahad Ali
Executive Director

Human Rights Activist

Saira Zahid
Director Operation


Ishrat Fatima
Director Programs


Hamza Zahid
Director Communications & Membership


Maira Saif
Director Public Relation & Networking


Narijs khatoon Diana
Director Marketing


Reporting Incident

If you have experienced or witnessed a human rights violation and need assistance, submit an incident report. We will connect you to the relevant authorities and provide pro bono legal aid if needed.

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Nationwide network of lawyers and social activists.

Human Rights Legal Network is a nationwide network of lawyers and social activists who fight to combat injustice and protect the fundamental rights of marginalized communities and individuals by providing free legal assistance to the poor and needy peoples

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You can immediately start helping the international cause of human rights, by becoming a member of Youth Defender.

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