Amani Haydar

Amani Haydar is an award-winning artist, lawyer, writer and advocate for women's health and safety. Amani's memoir, The Mother Wound, explores the personal and political dimensions of violence and inter-generational trauma. Amani was the recipient of the 2021 UTS Law Alumni Award, the 2020 NSW Local Woman of the Year for Bankstown, and a former Archibald Prize finalist. Her writing and illustrations have been published in Arab Australian Other, Racism, Sweatshop Women Volume Two, SBS Voices and ABC News Online.