ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

OUR BOARD

Alex McCarthy

Alex McCarthy

Alex McCarthy is the International Advocacy Programme Officer at Musawah, the global movement for equality and justice in the Muslim...

Amal Elmohandes

Amal Elmohandes

Amal Elmohandes completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts from the American University in Cairo (AUC) with a major in English...

Najia Haneefi

Najia Haneefi

A dedicated outspoken feminist activist and fearless radio journalist with extensive experience in leading campaigns and protests for women’s civil...

Mona Tajali

Mona Tajali

Dr Mona Tajali is Assistant Professor of International Relations and Women’s Studies at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia, and...

Homa Hoodfar

Homa Hoodfar

Homa Hoodfar is Professor of Anthropology, Emerita, at Concordia University, Montreal. Describing herself as an academic in the service of...

Vrinda Narain

Vrinda Narain

Vrinda Narain is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, McGill University. Professor Narain is a Member of the Centre...

Naureen Shameem

Naureen Shameem

Naureen Shameem is the Manager of the Advancing Universal Rights and Justice initiative at AWID, which aims to challenge fundamentalisms...

OUR COUNCIL

Amna Nasir

Amna Nasir

Amna is a journalist and researcher from Pakistan, currently living in Sydney. She is a recent graduate of Gender and...

Camilla Gray

Camilla Gray

Camilla graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor in Islamic Studies and Asian cultures. She will be starting...

Fahima Hashim

Fahima Hashim

Fahima Hashim was the Director of Salmmah Women’s Resource Center in Khartoum, Sudan. One of Fahima’s greatest characteristics is that...

Haddy  Jatou Jonga

Haddy Jatou Jonga

Haddy  Jatou Jonga is a feminist activist focusing on the promotion of the wellbeing of women and children. She currently...

Ifra Asad

Ifra Asad

Ifra Asad is a researcher, writer, activist, and communications specialist. She studied Creative Writing from Franklin and Marshall College and...

Isabel Marler

Isabel Marler

Isabel Marler is the Communications Coordinator of the Challenging Fundamentalisms programme at the Associate for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID),...

Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh

Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh

Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh has been a long time WLUML networker who has played an important role in Iran since the 1990s....

Salam Zada

Salam Zada

Salam Zada has received her a bachelor’s degree in English, from Salahaddin University, Iraq. she is a woman activist working...

Setenay Mutlu Adisonmez

Setenay Mutlu Adisonmez

Setenay Mutlu Adisonmez is a London based women’s rights advocate who practices in UK immigration policy and law. She has...

Zarqa Yaftali

Zarqa Yaftali

Zarqa Yaftali is the Director of the Women and Children Legal Research Foundation which focuses on promoting and supporting civil...

OUR FOUNDING MEMBERS

REMEMBERING WLUML

Cassandra Balchin

Cassandra Balchin

Cassandra Balchin was born in England in 1962 to Yovanka (née Tomich), a Yugoslav refugee and former journalist, and Nigel...

Salma Sobhan

Salma Sobhan

Salma Sobhan Lives with us through her words and actions Salma Sabhan  passed away suddenly late on Monday, 29th December (2003...