Aida Touma-Sliman

Aida Touma-Sliman, is a feminist activist, who has served in the Israeli Knesset since 2015 as a member of Hadash. She was born in 1965 in Acre, and is a prominent activist in fighting violence against Arab women, honour killings and police inactivity. She also founded several centres and organisations to assist victims of sexual and physical violence, while having also campaigned for the employment and representation of Arab women. Her efforts for Arab women led to her being a candidate for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.