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Zlakha’s pride at New Year’s Honour
THE FOUNDER of a domestic abuse charity which has helped thousands of victims across the borough, has been awarded an MBE.
Zlakha Ahmed (51) set up Apna Haq 21 years ago and is also a member of the national Domestic Violence Working Group
New Year Honours list: Apna Haq founder appointed MBE
A women’s rights campaigner is among those recognised across Yorkshire in the New Year Honours list.
Zlakha Ahmed, 52, who has been made an MBE, started Apna Haq in Rotherham 21 years ago. The group helps women from ethnic communities suffering abuse.
Ms Ahmed said she hoped her honour would be “positive” for Rotherham.