Mr. Anwar is a member of the Pakistan Administrative Service. He has held senior-level positions in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, including serving as the Additional Deputy Commissioner. Besides being a medical graduate, he holds an LL.B. and a Master’s degree in History. Mr. Anwar is a qualified barrister and a member of Lincoln’s Inn in London, one of the four Inns of Court for barristers. He has done various consultancies with national and international NGOs on issues related to law and human rights. He is a visiting faculty member at a police training school and other institutes in Islamabad. He has contributed numerous articles on legal and administrative issues to major English daily newspapers of Pakistan. As a Humphrey Fellow, Mr. Anwar hopes to focus on the response of the U.S. criminal justice system to violence against women and other related issues.