Hamsatu Alhaji Nashe Allamin

Gender activist, advocate and human rights defender
About Hamsatu Allamin

Mrs. Hamsatu Allamin is an educator by profession, with 32 years’ experience in teaching, public and educational administration, as well as in project management. She is a pioneer gender activist, advocate and human rights defender, who has provided leadership to African women and youth. Mrs. Allamin initiated the creation of the Network of CSOs for Peace and the Women Peace and Security (WPS) Network in Borno and Yobe states as Voices of the Voiceless people. A few of her recent functions include: Country Representative (Nigeria), Network of Women Activists Against Violent Extremism; Regional Coordinator, Consultant and Conflict Analyst to DFID/British Council program on peace building initiatives in North East Nigeria (a position she still holds); and Lead Resource person/Adviser of the WPS Network. Ms. Allamin is also the Zonal Coordinator of the Federation of Muslim Women in Nigeria and the NGO Working Group on Joint Humanitarian Actions on Protection in the North East.