6th YPP 2014
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Amina Sheikh
Brief Profile

Amina Sheikh belongs to the Rawalpindi District of Punjab. She was born on August 28, 1991. Amina studied from Beaconhouse School System till A-levels, following which she joined Islamabad School of Law and graduated with an LL.B. (Hons.) in August, 2014. Amina is currently working at Akram Sheikh Law Associates in Islamabad, as an Associate Lawyer. She has always been bold and confident debater since the age of 13. As a young lawyer she has worked on legislative projects for the Federal Government and is currently working on a number of cases including the trial of General (R.) Pervez Musharraf. She belongs to a family famous for its political achievements, especially its role in the Pakistan Movement. Her passion for politics comes from her grandmother, Mrs. Saeeda Riaz, who has been the youngest ever President of Muslim League’s Women’s Wing at the age of 21, and has been Ms. Sheikh’s ideal since childhood.

Status in Youth Parliament

Politically, Amina Sheikh is affiliated with Blue Party , Secretary of Standing Committee on National Security .

Contact Detail
Email: aminahassansheikh@gmail.com
Participation in Legislative Business
Second Session

Ms. Amina Sheikh (YP24-PUNJAB05), Ms. Anum Tariq Khan (YP27-PUNJAB08), Mr. Moazzam Habib (YP38-PUNJAB19), Ms. Amna Saeed (YP25-PUNJAB06), Mr. Hassan Masood (YP31-PUNJAB12) and Mr. Ehtisham ul Haq (YP15-KP03) would like to move following resolution:"This House is of the opinion that freedom of expression is a fundamental right but state's sovereignty and the well being of its citizens. PEMRA should regulate the media in the best interest of Pakistan and PEMRA's appointments must be made on merit for this purpose."

Third Session

Mr. Ehtisham Ul Haq (YP15-KP03); Ms. Amina Sheikh (YP24-PUNJAB05); Mr. Moazzam Habib (YP38-PUNJAB19) and Mr. Hassaan Masood (YP31-PUNJAB12) would like to move the following resolution. "This House is of the view that child marriages should be restricted as they are most violative of the rights as very young/child girls are married to old men without their consent like SWARAA, PANCHAAYAT, or HONOUR. That being a big hindrance in women empowerment in Pakistan should be regulated by proper law."

Fourth Session

Mr. Ehtisham Ul Haq (YP15-KP03), Ms. Amina Sheikh (YP24-PUNJAB05), Mr. Moazzam Habib (YP38-PUNJAB19) would like to move the following resolution: "This House is of the opinion that due to current terrorism scenario of Pakistan., the judicial process is also affected. Judges, lawyers and Witnesses are under serious threat from militants and the accused. This is a big hindrance to deliver justice Government of Pakistan should take protective measure for smooth functioning of judicial process to introduce audio judiciary system and without signatory process for trial of militant and dangerous accused".

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