Majida Rizvi

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Justice (R) Majida Rizvi (Urdu: ماجدہ رضوی‎) is the first[1] woman judge of a High Court in Pakistan. She practiced in the High Courts and Supreme Court and taught Law in Hamdard School of Law. As a writer she specialized in legal issues pertaining to rights of women and children, and is associated with various organizations for the removal of all discrimination against women and supporting human rights.[2]

She retired as Judge of the Sindh High Court and worked as the Chairperson, National Commission on the Status of Women.[3]

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  1. ^ An Interview with Justice Majida Rizvi, SACHET (Society for the Advancement of Community, Health, Education and Training), Autumn 2003, Volume: 1, Issue: 7. Retrieved January 6, 2011
  2. ^ An Interview with Justice Majida Rizvi, SACHET (Society for the Advancement of Community, Health, Education and Training), Autumn 2003, Volume: 1, Issue: 7. Retrieved January 6, 2011
  3. ^ Scott Baldauf (February 5, 2003). "A bold move on women's rights". Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved 2010-06-17. 

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