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100 Women: The belly dancer campaigning for LGBTQ+ rights

Shrouk El-Attar campaigns on behalf of asylum seekers and the LGBTQ+ community - using a combination of belly dancing and drag.

Originally from Egypt, she identifies as queer and sought asylum in the UK.

Now she's studying electrical engineering at Cardiff University and wants to use what she's learned to change the world.

Producer Alma Hassoun, editing Sarah Hosny.

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  • 01 May 2018