Now an eminent attorney before the Supreme Court of India, Dr. Sona Khan is a constitutional development law expert and an Islamic scholar. As an advocate, she has dealt extensively with cases related to human rights and environmental law. She has helped in drafting the Constitutions of Eritrea, Afghanistan, and Somalia and has evaluated amendments to the Indonesian Constitution. Dr. Khan has advised numerous United Nations agencies and was briefly a judge with India’s High Court. Her successful defense to save the Nigerian woman, Amina Lawal, ordered stoned to death, is well known for its understanding of universal principles of international law & jurisprudence. Dr. Khan is also involved in the battle to end child trafficking in South Asia. In 2003 Dr. Khan was made the Halle Distinguished Fellow at the Claus M. Halle Institute for Global Learning at Emory University (USA). She is a member of the Ethics committees of the George Institute of Global Health, India and University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India.