Shakila Maan – Individual Award Winner – 2016

Shakila Maan is the advocacy manager of Southall Black Sisters and has been a member of the group since the mid 1980’s. Her approach to casework illustrates what good practice and emotional and legal advocacy in the domestic violence sector should look like. As well as this behind the scenes work she created SBS’ most iconic banners, has contributed to numerous documentaries and films, and continues to use the arts as a vehicle for her progressive Black feminism.