Hend Sabry is 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 the Tunisian production "Les Silences du Palais" (Silence of Palaces) in 1994. After starring in a number of Tunisian productions, Hend's breakthrough was through (A Teenager's Diary) which was considered the most controversial film in 2002. Her role 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 prominently involved 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. She is also one of four women who have contributed to the Facebook campaign inspired by the Arab spring titled "The Uprising of Women in the Arab World" which promotes gender equality in accordance with the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights and calls to grant freedom, independence and security for Arab women."