Atiaf Alwazir Alwazir

Atiaf Alwazir is a researcher, human rights activist, citizen journalist and blogger, and co-founder of the media advocacy group Support Yemen. She has a Master in International Relations from American University, and her dissertation focussed on women in prison in Yemen. Since 2011, she has chronicled the revolution in Yemen on her blog, ‘Woman from Yemen’. She also has many years of experience of campaigning for social justice programmes in the Middle East and North Africa. She was born in Sana’a and grew up in the USA, and in Egypt. Her father is Zaid Ali Alwazir, a Yemeni scholar, who produced a large number of publications on political Islam.