Reem Alsalem

Reem Alsalem became the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women in 2021. Throughout her career, she has made significant contributions to the fight against human rights violations.


As a UN Special Rapporteur, Reem Alsalem assumed a pivotal role in investigating and reporting on human rights abuses against women worldwide. Through her rigorous investigations and impartial reporting, she has shed light on pressing issues, ranging from gender-based violence to discrimination and conflict-driven atrocities. Her recommendations have often formed the basis for legal reforms and policy changes.