Maimoona Siddiqui, the Vice President of Fatima Foundation, Nepal and a board member of Sankalpa has been working for ensuring social justice for Muslim women since 1996. A housewife, who herself broke social and cultural barriers by not confining herself to the household and joining Fatima Foundation, Siddiqui works on promoting and protecting Madhesi and Muslim women’s rights. She organizes different groups for Muslim and Madhesi women to help improve their impoverished condition and make them more aware as well as independent regardless of their restricted community, culture and traditions. She is currently involved with different organisations to assure women’s rights to these women and ensure education in order to create future leaders.
National Consultation with women Leaders