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Huda Jawad

  • Huda Jawad

    Huda is an intersectional Muslim feminist and co-director of Musawah, an NGO fighting for equality of women in Muslim countries. She is co-founder of the Faith and VAWG Coalition, a space for organisations and activists working at the intersections of faith, feminism, violence against women and girls. She was born in Baghdad and fled Iraq at the age of two with her family, migrating across the Middle East throughout childhood finally arriving as an asylum seeker in the UK in 1988. Huda is former Lead Organiser of Women’s March London and one trio of The Three Hijabis who started a petition signed by 1.2 million people to ban racists from football in response to the racist backlash against three Black England players in the 2020 Euro cup final. She became a trustee of Counterpoints Arts in June 2022.


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