FacultyFaculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
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Jahurul Islam City, Aftabnagar
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- Master of Laws (LLM) (Thesis), University of Dhaka (1st Class)
- Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Dhaka (1st Class)
(University Graduate Scholarship)
- HSC & SSC, Ideal School & College, Motijheel, Dhaka
Nadia Rahaman is a Lecturer in Law. She is pursuing her academic career since 2017 which she joined shortly after completing her graduation. She did her LLM with a thesis from the University of Dhaka. She did her LLB from the same institution being awarded University Graduate Scholarship for her LLB result. She has been affiliated with several research organizations since her law school days. At present, she is closely working with Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP), which is a voluntary, non-governmental and non-profit, human rights education and research organization. She worked in diverse research projects and training programs under ELCOP as a researcher and trainer. She previously worked with BLAST, USAID, NCSC, ICT-BD and SAILS as well.
Ms. Nadia has participated in numerous workshops, seminars, training concerning legal, academic, research and mooting skills. Now she is acting as a trainer and instructor for the mooters, street lawyers, human rights defenders and paralegals in different public and private institutions. She has a passion for mooting. She participated in various moot court competitions including the prestigious Henry Dunant Memorial National and Regional Moot Court Competitions, Red Cross IHL Moot Court Competition etc. She has been awarded Best Memorial Awards for mooting in the Asia-Pacific and South-Asian regions. Also, she won the Best Mooter award in a national moot competition. Besides, she was the General Secretary of Dhaka University Moot Court Society (DUMCS). In that capacity and as a moot enthusiast, she has organized many moot court competitions in Bangladesh.
- Former Lecturer, Department of Law & Human Rights, University of Asia Pacific
- Former Lecturer, Department of Law, Primeasia University
- Research Assistant, Office of the Chief Prosecutor, International Crimes Tribunal-Bangladesh (ICT-BD)
- Scholarship Fellow, Women in Justice Project, US Agency for International Development (USAID), National Centre for State Courts (NCSC)
- Research Intern, Bangladesh Legal Aid & Services Trust (BLAST)
- Researcher, Community Law Reform (CLR), Empowerment through Law of the Common People
- Student Intern, Research & Advocacy Group, South Asian Institute for Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies (SAILS)
International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights Law, Gender, Family and Personal Laws, Criminology and Criminal Laws, Law and Religion
M.A. Razzak, N. Rahaman & A.R. Partha, “Access to Justice by the Harijan Community: An Appraisal of its Traditional Justice Delivery System”. Empowerment through Law of the Common People, Vol-10, (2016), P.191
Book Title: Harijans of Bangladesh: Living with the Injustice of Untouchability
N. Rahaman, “Anti-Dumping Measures under WTO Regime: Effects & Consequences Regarding Compliance in the Trade Policy of Bangladesh”, Bangladesh Journal of Law, Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (BILIA), Vol-19, No. 1, 2021
- Rahaman, Nadia, "Presumption of Legitimacy Rule under Sharia and Statutes: Conflict with the Medical Developments" (19 December 2021), presented at 7th International Integrative Research Conference on Governance in Society, Business and Environment 2021 organized by Netinsearch International, Center for Administrative Research and Innovation (CARI), University of Dhaka, Asian Conference on Population and Development (ACPD), China and GAIN International (Governance and Administration Innovative Network), Australia, EquJust of Tempare University, Finland.
- Rahaman, Nadia, "Use of Autonomous Weapon System in Warfare: Challenges and Way Forward" (6 December 2021), presented at 7th International Conference on Bangladesh Genocide and Justice, Reminiscence, Recognition and Transitional Justice, 2021 organized by Liberation War Museum, Bangladesh.
- Resident Instructor, Human Rights and Rebellious Lawyering, 20th Human Rights Summer School (HRSS), organized by Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP), sponsored by UNHCR, UNDP, Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF), 2019.
- Simulation Instructor, Simulation Project for Integrating Youth through Community Empowerment (SPIYCE), organized by ELCOP and i-probono, funded by EMK Centre, 2019.
- Session on "How ADR should be used by the Trade Union Paralegals", jointly organized by Centre for Advanced Legal Studies (CALS), University of Dhaka, International Training Centre of ILO (ITC-ILO), 2019.
- Session on "Traditional Justice Delivery System of the Harijans", 19th Human Rights Summer School on Human Rights and Digital Age, organized by ELCOP, funded by UNHCR, 2018.
- Workshop on Mooting, University of Dhaka, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh University of Professionals, University of Asia Pacific, East West University, Bangladesh University, Primeasia University (2017-2021).
- Session on Community Law Reform Publication, 17th Human Rights Summer School on Human Rights and Displacements, organized by ELCOP, funded by UNHCR, 2016.
- Member, General Committee and Street Lawyering Committee, Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP)
- Alumni, General Member, Bangladesh Law Association