Onjali Q. Raúf awarded MBE in New Years Honours list

Jan 12, 2022

London, United Kingdom – Thursday 22 March 2018, Onjali Rauf, Portraits.

We are thrilled to announce that Onjali Q. Raúf, award winning author of The Boy At The Back Of The Class, has been awarded an MBE in the New Years Honour list for services to literature and women’s rights.

Alongside her writing, Raúf is the founder of Making Herstory, a campaign to end the abuse, enslavement and trafficking of women and girls  launched following the murder of her aunt in 2011. Raúf said the honour belonged to “every survivor and supporter” of Making Herstory and her organisation’s Refugee Aid Team.