Asina A. Omari is an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Private Law. She has 13 years working experience as a legal officer, legal advisor, teaching and researching in law specialising in women and children’s issues. She holds a Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Tanzania-Mozambique Centre for Foreign Relations (1998), a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B-2003), University of Dar es Salaam; a certificate in Human Rights from the Institute of Ethnic Relations of Malmὃ University (2004) and an LL. M from the University of Dar es Salaam (2005). She also has a Certificate of Health and Human Rights awarded by Capacity Building Germany and World Health Organization in 2007.
Ms Asina’s passion for the underprivileged, especially women and children cannot be overemphasised. For example, for over five years now, she has been chairing the School’s Legal Aid Committee. The Committee, over fifty years old, has actively continued to provide free legal aid to indigent people from different corners of Tanzania. She has also been involved with the Tanzania Women Lawyers Association (TAWLA), an organisation for women lawyers, appreciably known for its vigorous advocacy on women and children affairs. Currently, Ms Asina serves as its board member for the 2016-2018 term.