Nawal El Saadaw is an Egyptian Feminist born in 1931. A writer, activist, physician and psychiatrist. She has written many books on the subject of Woman in Islam, paying particular attention to the practice of Female Genital Mutilation in her society. Her books include ‘Woman at point zero’, ‘The hidden face of Eve’ and ‘The Fall of Imam’.
She is founder and president of and co-founder of the Arab Association for Human Rights. She has been awarded honorary degrees on three continents.