Sarah Zaidi

Research Director, Center for Economic and Social Rights


Sarah Zaidi (Sc.D.) is the research director at the Center for Economic and Social Rights, one of the first organizations to challenge economic injustice as a violation of international human rights law.

She has conducted research in the areas of sanctions and nutritional and environmental health in Iraq, Haiti, Ecuador, the Texas-Mexico border area, and her native Pakistan.

Featured Work

MAY 6, 2001 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 2, No. 6 (Spring/Summer 2001): Rights and the Struggle for Health: Articles: Using Indicators to Guide Advocates

Oil production in the Ecuadorian Amazon made people sick, and there emerged the Frente de Defensa de la Amazonia, a coalition of 300 indigenous ...