2019 - 16 Days of Activism

Meet Muzna Dureid, Syria/Canada


"They talk like we have a migration crisis, but for me, we actually have a responsibility crisis."


Meet Muzna Dureid, Syria/Canada

Muzna Dureid is a major multi-hyphenate. She is a Syrian activist and women’s rights defender, the creator of campaigns such as Women Refugees Not Captives, the Indigenous – Refugees movement, and a founding member of the Syrian Women's Political Movement. Forced to leave her home in Syria, she now works as a liaison officer with the Syrian White Helmets in Montreal. She's not slowing down any time soon. Hear it from her below.


Read more about the White Helmets and their work on their website.

Learn more about the Syrian Women's Political Movement here and follow them on Twitter for updates.

Muzna is also part of InterviewHer, our database connecting journalists to women experts on conflict, peace and security. #NoMoreManels

Earlier this year Muzna attended Claiming Our Space: Emerging Feminist Voices for Peace—our summit co-hosted by Nobel peace laureate, Leymah Gbowee, and the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa!