Yasmin Rehman is a human rights activist and researcher, currently working as an independent consultant. Previously, Yasmin worked with a number of women’s organisations including the Women’s Resource Centre as Coordinator of the pan-London Violence Against Women and Girls Consortium and with Welsh Women’s Aid, providing training on equalities, diversity and inclusion for higher education institutions and an independent panel member reviewing past serious case reviews.
Yasmin has worked for 30 years predominantly on violence against women, race, faith and gender, and human rights. She co-edited a book, Moving in the Shadows, which examines violence experienced by minority women and girls in the UK. She is working on a second book looking at polygamous and temporary marriage and its links to violence and abuse of women and girls.
Yasmin is currently a Board member of EVAW (End Violence Against Women Coalition) and the Cross-Government Working Group on Hate Crimes. She is also a Trustee of the Centre for Secular Space.