Member of Parliament
National Assembly of Pakistan
Doctorate in Social Demography. Experience in social development, women's and children's rights, and international relations. As Cabinet Minister, held social sector and national security portfolios. Currently, Member of Parliament. Elected Chairperson, UNESCO, actively contributed to education for all goal, preservation of heritage and culture of peace. Elected President, IPPF, led global advocacy of population, family planning and sustainable development. Contributed to discourse on peace, human security, women's leadership at forums of UNESCO, Asia Society, Casa Asia, Barcelona, and East West Institute, Brussels. Recipient of awards: CERES Gold Medal, UN; Human Rights Gold Medal, Human Rights Society of Pakistan.