Mauleen Mashiri was born in Zimbabwe in March 1967. She has had an interest in writing since she was thirteen. She came to the UK in 1999 and is a human rights activist who writes on several websites about the rights and wrongs of human rights. Mauleen lives in London with husband and children. She is also a Secretary for MDC South East London Women’s Assembly. She is in the process of writing a book about African Marriages.