Asma Khader

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Asma Khader (Jordan) "is Coordinator of Sisterhood Is Global Institute/Jordan, former Minister of State and Government Spokesperson for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and former President of the Jordanian Women's Union. She is a member of the Arab Lawyer's Union, the Arab Organization for Human Rights, and the Executive Committee of the International Commission of Jurists. She was instrumental in creating a Legal Literacy/Legal Assistance program for Jordanian women. Elected to the Permanent Arab Court as Counsel on violence against women, she is a leading advocate of the campaigns to strengthen legislation outlawing honor killing." [1]

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  1. Board & Advisors, Women's Learning Partnership, accessed July 7, 2007.
  2. Steering Committee, World Movement for Democracy, accessed May 18, 2010.