Zarizana Abdul Aziz

Country

Malaysia

Known for

Lawyer and Director of Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML)

Dates

Hijri Unknown-Present (AH); Common Era Unknown-Present (CE)

Zarizana Abdul Aziz

Biography

Zarizana Abdul Aziz is a practicing lawyer in Malaysia and a director of Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML). Ms. Abdul Aziz is actively involved in numerous human rights and women’s rights activities nationally and internationally. Her primary areas of interest and expertise include issues of legal reform, particularly in relation to gender equality, religion and gender, violence against women, family laws, and the adoption of international human rights standards into domestic laws. Ms. Abdul Aziz is a former President of the Women’s Centre for Change, Malaysia, member of the Bar Council of Malaysia, and co-chairperson of the Human Rights Committee of the Bar Council.