Naureen Shameem is a feminist activist and human rights lawyer, with experience in international advocacy, research and transnational organizing. She led the Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs), a multi-organizational project, and the Advancing Universal Rights and Justice initiative at the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID). Naureen has also acted as an advocate for gender justice and migrant rights with organizations including the ILO, INTERIGHTS, the Red Cross, and the Human Dignity Trust, and was previously the Women and Justice Fellow at the Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School. With expertise on fundamentalisms and the far right, she is a Board Member of the transnational feminist network Women Living Under Muslim Laws. Naureen has an academic background in women’s rights, religion and international law from Harvard Law School.