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Jointly organised by the Gender Equality and SDG & Human Rights Committee & Environmental Sub Committees.
This webinar will be discussing the impact of the Federal Court decision on child rights in Malaysia.
DATUK NOOR AZIAH MOHD AWAL CHILD COMMISSIONER – SUHAKAM
Datuk Noor Aziah Mohd Awal was appointed the first Children’s Commissioner at the Human Rights Commission (SUHAKAM) in April 2019 but came into office in August 2019. She just retired as a Law Professor from UKM after 36 years. She has been active in Women Rights and Child’s Right for the past 30 years.
LARISSA ANN LOUIS
ADVOCATE & SOLICITOR
Larissa Ann Louis graduated from University of Reading. She was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple) in 2014 and to the Malaysian Bar in 2016. She now heads the Pro Bono Unit along-side the managing partner of Azri, Lee Swee Seng & Co. Since then, she has been involved in various constitutional law matters such as statelessness, religious freedom and enforced disappearances. She has also represented UNHCR, SUHAKAM, Bar Council and many NGOs on various human rights issues. In 2019, she was a chosen fellow on the Professional Fellows On-Demand Religious Freedom and Interfaith Dialogue Exchange Program in USA where she represented Malaysia. She now heads the Bar Council’s Human Rights Committee Working Group on “Statelessness & Citizenship Rights” and “Young Lawyers Empowerment Series”.
AJEET KAUR (Chair Gender Equality & SDG Sub Committee)
YOHENDRA NADARAJAN (Chair Human Rights & Environmental Sub Committee)
Terms and Conditions
For more information about the webinar, please reach out to the Selangor Bar Committee.