Sham Hussain(Helpline Manager)
Sham has always been a passionate and driven individual who enjoys working with people and loves learning. Fighting against injustice and for women’s rights has been a driving force in both her professional and personal life.
Sham is passionate about reflective practice and self awareness and holds a Certificate in Reflective Practice. She has extensive experience of working with vulnerable people of our society.
Sham worked as a Level 2 Social Worker in the Young People and Families Team and became a CSE Champion for her Area Office. Following a career in Social Work, Sham began working in the third sector. Sham is passionate about Mental Health and has worked in this field for 6 years with Leeds Mind, Leeds Involving People and CAMHS.
Sham has held Trustee positions for Leeds Mind and Asha Neighbourhood Project. Sham has volunteered in various roles including The Star Project, working with people who have been raped or sexually assaulted and Leeds Mind, working with people with mild to moderate mental health difficulties.
In her spare time she enjoys photography and interior design.
Jess Phillips MP
MWNUK is courageous because of the uncompromising and fearless positions it sometimes takes when calling out injustice and inequality
I am proud to support and champion this fantastic organisation, which is informing policy and transforming lives.
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi
MWNUK’s authenticity comes from knowledge of lived experiences of Muslim women and girls acquired through their helpline, research and members.
Naz Shah MP
They work tirelessly with passion and commitment to make a difference and improve outcomes for some of the most vulnerable women and girls in society.
Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimiu
Lawyer, Political & Women's Rights Activist
There is no greater time than now for the voices, representation and power of Muslim women to be visible in the feminist movement and all walks of life. MWNUK is a vital force in delivering this much needed balance and representation.