Nasim Sharafi is the Complementary Pathways Caseworker at IRAP. Nasim’s role involves conducting interviews with vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers, and providing them with legal and administrative assistance in family reunification and other legal pathways to safety.
Prior to joining IRAP, Nasim worked as a legal assistant at a law firm, where she worked to provide legal aid to asylum seekers in Germany. Before moving to Germany, she also assisted in the first phase of a Crisis Management Initiative (CMI) conflict prevention project in Amman, Jordan as well as the drafting of a working document on the United Nations Legislative Development in the Eradication of Violence Against Women from 1975 to 2015 at the Baha’i International Community Office in New York, U.S.
Nasim holds an LL.M. in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) and has worked as a translator between English, German, Persian, and French.