Huda is the SAFE Communities Coordinator at Standing Together Against Domestic Violence, a charity that supports organisations, the police, socials services, health workers to identify and respond effectively to domestic violence. She has worked in the area of domestic violence since 2010 and coordinated the first study of its kind looking at the lives of 100 women after separating from their abusive partners, over a three year period. Previously, Huda worked and led in conflict resolution, community organising and political engagement of grassroots communities.
Born in Baghdad, she settled in the UK in 1988. Huda is passionate about intersectional feminism and is particularly interested in looking at how faith and spirituality can strengthen efforts to eradicate violence against women and girls.
She has a Bsc in Psychology and Sociology and an MA in International Studies and Diplomacy from SOAS, London.