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About Leila Al Shami

Leila Al Shami has worked with the human rights movement in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East, and is the co-author of Burning country: Syrians in revolution and war.

Articles by Leila Al Shami

This week's editors

Cat Tully and Allie Bobak introduce this week's theme: Participation and foresight – putting people at the heart of the future

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Fighting on all fronts: women’s resistance in Syria

Women in Syria face numerous challenges yet continue to struggle against fascism, imperialism and patriarchy

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