Hend Sabry a renowned actress in the Arab world , chooses to talk about the hardships that her mother and her generation had to go through in their youth .A tribute to the generation of women who had to work with so little to secure us more rights and benefits .
A Cairo-based Tunisian actress and lawyer. She was born in Tunis on 20th November and received her license in law at the Faculty of Law of Tunis in 2001. Later she completed her masters in law intellectual property and copyright in 2004. Her acting debut was at the age of fourteen in a Tunisian production . After starring a number of Tunisian productions,she was introduced her to the Egyptian cinema . Her role in the film gave her immediate stardom across the Arab world and in a short span of time she became one of the most prominent Tunisian actresses in Egypt and the Arab world.
Sabry is active in social and humanitarian work; since 2009, she has been working closely with the UN World Food Programme on raising awareness about hunger in the region. In 2010, Sabry had officially become a WFP Regional Ambassador against Hunger.
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