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Shaheen Hashmat

Activist, Senior Project Manager at Living Wage Foundation

Impact Fellow

“I am a conduit for the voice of lived experience”

I’M PASSIONATE ABOUT

Ending forced marriage, and violence against women and girls more generally.

YOU CAN HELP ME BY

Whether you are a small or big organisation, put the issue on your agenda – there is an assumption that this is the remit of governments and civil society alone, and while leadership in these sectors is crucial, we need other actors to get involved. Feel free to contact me for more information.

ABOUT SHAHEEN HASHMAT

Shaheen is a writer and campaigner against forced marriage in the UK. She has written extensively in the press about her own experience of escaping the threat of forced marriage when she was 12 years old, focusing specifically on the long-term psychological impact. Having previously worked at Girls Not Brides and Save the Children International, Shaheen is now Senior Project Manager for the Living Wage Foundation‘s global initiative. She continues to campaign behind the scenes in her spare time for improved legislation and access to support for individuals affected by forced marriage in the UK.

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