About Us

About Us

‘Increasing Women’s Representation in Law’ is a pilot project by Group Development Pakistan (GDP) in association with Ministry of Law and Justice and Women in Law Initiative – Pakistan. This project is primarily supported by Australian High Commission (AHC) under its Direct Aid Program (DAP) and co-sponsored by British High Commission.

Project Aims

Address the gender parity gap by initiating the conversation around gender equality and inclusion in legal profession via the ‘symposium’,

Create a digital platform for and about women in law via the ‘web portal and app’ to highlight their contributions and to create links with opportunities for networking, learning and growth, and

Recognise the Positive Contributions towards inclusive and equal workplaces, work ethics and behaviours either in their personal capacity, within the firm culture or within the profession in general.

LawyHER.Pk is the digital platform which has been created under this project. The digital platform is an all-encompassing forum which includes amongst others:

  • Information Desk
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Female Practitioner’s Directory
  • Discussion Forum
  • Historic Contributions of Women to Law
  • Interviews and Updates
  • Useful Resources
  • And other features to connect, celebrate and amplify the work and voices of women in law.

Supported By

Federal Ministry of Law and Justice
Australian Aid
British High Commission


Dr. Muhammad Farogh Nasim
Dr. Muhammad Farogh Nasim
  • Hon’able Law Minister
Maleeka Bokhari
  • Hon’able Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Law and Justice

Implementing Partners

Group Development Pakistan
Women in Law Initiative Pakistan

Our People

Valerie Khan
  • Executive Director, GDP
Nida Usman Chaudhary
  • Project Head, Founder Women in Law Initiative Pakistan
Eshm Suhaib
  • Coordinator
Sara Raza
  • Volunteer
Nehan Zehra
  • Volunteer
Maryam Noon
  • Volunteer
Muryam Rehman
  • Volunteer
Ali Abbas
  • Communications Coordinator, GDP
  • I.T Team