Amb. Namira Negm is the first Director of the African Migration Observatory and was the first female Legal Counsel of the African Union. She is a seasoned diplomat, professor and international lawyer. Negm used her positions to support the female lawyers at her office to accelerate as well as their male colleagues. Based on her belief in women abilities and dedication, she put her words into action through leading by example to encourage more women to join the legal profession.
Law is crucial for women to comprehend their rights as well as their obligations in order to break stereotypes and gender inequalities. To be heard and empowered, women need to pursue law, which assists us to formulate well-structured arguments to present our needs in negotiations in parliaments, associations, governments as well as on the international level. More women lawyers’ representation will be a winning lottery ticket for all of us to reach new heights and gain more rights.