SADIA HAMEED

She is Winner of IKWRO Special Recognition: Activist of the Year 2017. Sadia is a Spokesperson of the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and has been featured in a 2016 film, "Islam's Non Believers", by award-winning filmmaker Deeyah Khan. She is also a human rights activist and harmful traditional practices Consultant, based in Gloucestershire, working in the violence against women and secularism field, with a focus on Black Minority Ethnic women.

Sadia delivers specialist training to professionals around issues of honour crimes, forced and child marriage and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). She is expanding the scope of her training to include dowry related abuse, female infanticide, acid attacks, polygamy, temporary wives, breast ironing, virginity testing, witchcraft accusations, son preference, forced pregnancy and stoning or flogging of women.

Sadia is the new BAME Spokeswoman and Podcaster for FiLiA