Nora Noralla

Fellow 2022/2023

▌▌▌Executive Director of the Cairo 52 Legal Research Institute.

Nora Noralla is an Executive Director of the Cairo 52 Legal Research Institute.

She is an Egyptian human rights researcher and consultant focusing mainly on issues of sexual and bodily freedoms as well as Islamic Sharia and human rights in the MENA region.

Her engagement with the human rights field started in the wake of the 25th of Jan revolution in Egypt. She has worked in different NGOs including Cairo 52 Legal Research Institute, Human Rights Watch, Article 19, and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

She holds a Masters degree in Human Rights Law from the Central European University and has authored different articles and publications including “One True Sharia: A Historical Background” and “El Karakhana: History of Sex Working in Modern Egypt between Legalization and Criminalization”.

  • Cairo 52 Legal Research Institute