Human Rights Campainer
Amal Azzudin is an award winning campaigner for human rights and social justice. Within the Mental health Foundation she takes responsibly for the Amaan project and the development and delivery of new and innovative work with asylum seekers and refugees. Amal has a BA in Community Development and an MSc in Human Rights and international politics from the University of Glasgow. Amal is well known as one of the Glasgow Girls, a group of seven school girls from Drumchapel High School who campaigned to stand up against dawn raids, detention and deportation of asylum seekers in Glasgow. The Glasgow Girls story has since been turned into two BBC documentaries, a stage musical and a television musical drama. Amal continues to campaign and is a member of Scotland’s Taskforce set up by the First Minister in response to the Refugee Crisis.