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Women of 2022

FT Women of 2022

The Financial Times asked its readers to nominate the most influential women of the year – women who have overcome barriers, set examples and shone a light on some of the most urgent issues of our time.

Farah was one of the nominees selected by the FT.

Farah Ahamed

“Farah Ahamed is a writer and lawyer whose 2022 book Period Matters, on menstruation in South Asia, celebrates the power of femininity and changes the discourse on women with grace and civility. Her writing helped so many girls and women.” — Prof B (behind paywall)