Alison Inman is a life long feminist campaigner and social housing champion. She uses her position within the social housing movement to push domestic violence towards the centre of the housing agenda – most recently making tackling domestic abuse the theme of her year as President of the Chartered Institute of Housing.
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 […]
Houzan Mahmoud is a campaigner for Kurdish and Iraqi women’s rights. She is Founder of Culture Project, a unique platform for Kurdish writers, feminists, artists and activists to raise awareness about gender and feminism in Kurdistan and Kurdish diaspora in UK. She was one of the leading figures of the Organisation of Women’s Freedom in […]
Zlakha Ahmed is the founder and manager of Apna Haq, an organisation that provides support services to Muslim and Black women experiencing abuse. She is a community educator, trains magistrates on violence against women, and has campaigned on a broad range of issues, most recently raising awareness of Black and minority ethnic girls experiences of […]
Sulema Jahangir is a lawyer and campaigner who works to raise awareness of violence against women both in the United Kingdom and in Pakistan. Sulema was pivotal in drafting new legislation in Pakistan on harassment of women at work, domestic violence and acid attacks. She is adept at spotting how cases may be used as […]
Nusrat Zamir is the founder of the Chadwell Asian Women’s Network, a community group that educates and encourages discussion and support around women’s experiences of abuse. Nusrat has travelled with the Karma Nirvana roadshow, using her own experience of forced marriage to campaign for other women. She is undertaking a masters in law and her […]
Hannana Siddiqui was one of the founders of Southall Black Sisters and has remained one of the group’s key campaigners in their struggle against racism and sexism, including campaigns for justice for women driven by abuse into killing either themselves or their abusers, campaigns around ‘honour’ based violence and against racist and sexist spousal visa […]