Gita Sahgal is a British feminist, secularist and human rights campaigner. Born in Bombay, Sahgal became involved in activism after graduating from the School of African and Oriental Studies in London. She has been involved in a number of organisations, co-founding Southall Black Sisters in 1979 and Women Against Fundamentalism in 1989.
She is currently the executive director of Centre for Secular Space, which originated in 2010 and officially launched in 2013. This independent think tank takes an overtly feminist stand in its promotion of human rights and opposition to terrorism.