Neha Gauhar holds an LLB (hons) from Cardiff University and LLM in Human Rights, Conflict and Justice from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). She has worked at AGHS Legal Aid Cell, with human rights lawyer, Asma Jehangir and her legal team on a wide range of issues involving women, children and minorities. Subsequently, she joined Search for Common Ground, an international NGO where she worked with the youth and media on different tools of conflict transformation and peace-building.
Ms. Gauhar has also worked as Lead Researcher and Advocacy Coordinator at Community Appraisal and Motivation Programme, in the Rule of Law Programming in Pakistan project, which focused on reforming the tribal Jirga system in North-western Pakistan. She has authored the research study, ‘Honour Crimes in Pakistan: Unveiling Reality and Perception’ and co-authored ‘Understanding Justice Systems of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA and Balochistan: The Pakhtun Perspective’.
Ms. Gauhar joined the Sheikh Ahmed Hassan School of Law (LUMS) as a Teaching Fellow and is teaching an elective on Gender, Justice and Law this semester.