Firoza Mohmed is CEO at Humraaz she joined the organisation in 2004 in order to support and address the multiple barriers facing BME women accessing support and advocacy in particular those fleeing abuse and resettlement. Firoza has social housing experience and has been instrumental in developing the service delivery and managing the team who provide safety, education and independence for every woman.

“I believe every woman should have the opportunity to explore and develop herself and skills enabling a holistic growth. To be able to participate in decision making in the family, be inclusive of the community and society as a whole.”

Firoza is a truly inspirational leader.

Support Worker

Yasmin is the Educational and Parenting Lead at Humraaz. She has many years’ experience working with children and parents in educational settings, in which she has gained a range of skills and knowledge. Prior to Humraaz, Yasmin worked as an Early Years Practitioner. In this role, she supported young BME women and children who had been subjected to abuse by their partners and families. Yasmin is passionate about working with ethnic minority women as she recognises the cultural expectations they face, while acknowledging their risk of abuse and the multiple layers of oppression they may experience.

Sexual Violence Advocate

Faira works as a sexual violence advocate for BME survivors of sexual abuse. Faira inspires and empowers discussion within our community around women’s sexual health issues and to overcome the embarrassment, stigma and taboo that comes with this topic within the BME community. Faira has a background in Politics and International Relations and worked in Parliament shadowing Newcastle MP. She has also been the UK Youth MP representing Burnley and Pendle at the age of 16.

Our Team