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Rubina Bhatti

Rubina Feroze Bhatti

HRD, Founding member & General Director
Taangh Wasaib Organization (TWO)

Rubina Feroze Bhatti is the founder and General Secretary of the Taangh Wasaib Organization (TWO), an organisation which addresses issues of violence against women, religious intolerance and discriminatory laws and policies against women and religious minorities in 12 districts of the Punjab province of Pakistan. Rubina Feroze Bhatti is also a member of the Advisory Council for Minority Affairs established by the Ministry for Human Rights and Minorities’ Affairs.

Pakistan is one of the most challenging countries in the region for human rights defenders, who face high risks including killing, arbitrary arrest and detention, abduction and kidnapping, surveillance, threats and judicial harassment. Many HRDs have had their offices attacked or burnt down and their colleagues killed.