Bochra Bel Haj Hmida

Lawyer at the Court of Cassation
Member of the Assembly of the Representatives of the People
President of the Commission on Individual Freedoms and Equality
Co-founder of several associations and networks on human rights and women rights such as :
– in 1989: the Tunisian Women’s Association for Democracy (ATFD), the Association of Tunisian Women for Research and Development (AFTURD), the Tunisian Section of Amnesty International
– in 1996 AISHA Arab network on women’s rights
– in 2015 Network for political women in the Arab world.
President of the Tunisian Women’s Association for Democracy (ATFD) from 1995 to 2001
President of the francophone editions of Amnesty International from 1993 to 1997
Activist and campaigner against the death penalty, she initiated a national and international campaign against the death sentence of ten young people following the Tunisia bread riots.
She was the campaign coordinator against sexual harassment in 2000 (ATFD).
She gave trainings on gender-based violence courses.
She was the campaign coordinator on housing for women in 2009.
Since 1994, she defends at the trial women and children who are victims of domestic violence.
She was President of the mock Parliament in 2013 for a fair constitution.
She is President of the commission on Freedoms, Rights and external relations at the Assembly of People’s Representatives (first session)
She is the author and co-author of several books in Tunisia and abroad on human rights and women’s right
She gave conferences in Tunisia and abroad.
She has won various academic awards such as ANNA Linth for civil society and democracy in 2014