UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM SCHOOL OF LAW (SOL)

Ms Asina A. Omari

Asina A. Omari is an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Private Law. She has 13 years working experience as a legal officer, legal advisor, teaching and researching in law specialising in women and children’s issues. She holds a Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Tanzania-Mozambique Centre for Foreign Relations (1998), a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B-2003), University of Dar es Salaam; a certificate in Human Rights from the Institute of Ethnic Relations of Malmὃ University (2004) and an LL. M from the University of Dar es Salaam (2005). She also has a Certificate of Health and Human Rights awarded by Capacity Building Germany and World Health Organization in 2007.

Ms Asina’s passion for the underprivileged, especially women and children cannot be overemphasised. For example, for over five years now, she has been chairing the School’s Legal Aid Committee. The Committee, over fifty years old, has actively continued to provide free legal aid to indigent people from different corners of Tanzania. She has also been involved with the Tanzania Women Lawyers Association (TAWLA), an organisation for women lawyers, appreciably known for its vigorous advocacy on women and children affairs. Currently, Ms Asina serves as its board member for the 2016-2018 term.

Ms Asina is also serving as a Commissioner in the National Electoral Commission (Tanzania). Further, she is an advocate of the High Court of Tanzania, Notary Public and Commissioner for Oaths. Since 2006, Ms Asina is a member of Tanganyika Law Society, a Bar Association for Tanzania mainland where she also served as a Council Member for many years. Currently, she is serving in the Continuing Legal Education Committee. She is also a member of the East Africa Law Society, a Bar Association for East African countries. Ms Asina may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">asinaomari@udsm.ac.tz.