Hadeel Buqrais is an active human rights defender and writer. She works as a freelancer to monitor and document human rights violations by the Kuwaiti government. She previously worked for Kuwait Watch – an NGO that works on the development of legal protections for people in Kuwait. The human rights defender has also been actively involved in a campaign called Namshi Laha, which is translates to “Walking for Her” in English. The campaign calls for gender equality in Saudi Arabia.