Onjali Q Raúf is the founder of Making Herstory, an organisation mobilising men, women and children from all walks of life to tackle the abuse and trafficking of women and girls in the UK and beyond. In her spare time she delivers emergency aid convoys for refugee families surviving in Calais and Dunkirk, and supports interfaith projects.

Her first novel, The Boy At The Back of The Class, won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the Blue Peter Book Award for ‘Best Story’. Her second book, The Star Outside My Window is out now.

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