World Press Freedom Day 2016
Director Bangladesh and South Asia, Article 19 (Bangladesh)
Tahmina Rahman is Director Bangladesh and South Asia at Article 19. Ms Rahman joined Article 19 as country director in 2008 and spearheaded the establishment of the Bangladesh office into a fully registered international NGO. She has lead and successfully managed projects supported by DfiD, Norway Ministry of foreign Affairs and SIDA. Previously she was the Deputy Director of the International Mobilisation Programme at the Secretariat of Amnesty International. She has held management and policy positions in Oxfam (GB), Water Aid and HAP International. Ms Tahman has also worked in several countries in Asia and Africa including India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana and South Africa. She was nominated for "Women of Expression 2012", an online publication on women who have excelled in human rights activism.