Seif El Dawla, Aida

Dr. Aida Seif El Dawla – Egyptian activist against torture and violence

57-year-old Dr. Seif El Dawla is Professor of Psychiatry at Ain Shams University. For over three decades, she has been fighting for women's rights and against torture and violence in Egypt.

Her biggest accomplishment to date is founding the El Nadim Center for the Psychological Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence. The organization provides support to all victims of torture and violence. It also enables her and her team of women volunteers to raise awareness of the crimes and to bring those responsible to justice.