Shaista Gohir Women's Rights Activist and Campaigner

Shaista Gohir writes in her independent capacity. She is a leading Muslim women’s rights activist in the UK. She is currently the Chair of Muslim Women's Network UK (, she led it from a small informal group to an independent and formally established national organization. She is also a member of the International Advisory Group, which is the highest decision making committee for Musawah, a global Muslim women's movement. Shaista also blogs on her own website,