Farah Ahamed is a human rights lawyer and writer. Her essays and short fiction have been published in anthologies and journals including The White Review, Ploughshares, The Massachusetts’ Review, and The Mechanics’ Institute Review. Her short story, Hot Mango Chutney Sauce, was shortlisted for the 2022 Commonwealth Prize. You can read more of her writing at: www.farahahamed.com. Farah and her sisters have been involved in raising awareness about menstruation and increasing access to menstrual products in Kenya for more than a decade. Find out about their work here: www.pantieswithpurpose.com.