- Professor of Anthropology, EmeritaDepartment of Sociology and Anthropology Concordia University, Montreal
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Professor Homa Hoodfar holds a B.A. in Economics (University of Tehran), an interdisciplinary M.A. in Development Studies (University of Manchester) and a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology (University of Kent). Her teaching and research activities relate to development, culture and gender in the Middle East.
Fakhera Moussavi is a Docteur in political science in France. She offers her views as a woman who has always lived in exile and has had a different experience of life from that of other women of her homeland.She has worked with L'Association Internationale des Soldats de la Paix (AISP/SPIA) and now she work as researcher, traducteur and political expert. She is an expert in women's studies.
Adele Mohseni is a former lawyer and a human rights activist. Ms. Mohseni holds a law degree from Tabriz university in Iran. She has worked with various civil society and international organisations as an advocate for unprivileged groups and to improve Afghan laws to protect women and children since 2001. She has worked closely with Afghan judges and lawyers in revision of the the law on elimination of violence against women, the family law campaign, and the amendment of the Shia personal status law. Since 2015, she has been working in England to improve the lives of Afghan women by providing the necessary guidance and introduction of relevant organisations to them. Ms. Mohseni has been working as a board member at Alternative Links for Training and Development since 2018. She is also the founder of the Women's Studies Group.
Meetra Qutb is an independent researcher on human rights in Afghanistan and a journalist. She has been working with refugee and migrant organizations in the UK. Meetra Qutb holds an LLM in international human rights law from Lancaster University and an MA in public economics, law and politics from Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Germany.
Maria Mahmoodi Karimzad
Maria Mahmoodi Karimzad is a Women 's activist. She obtained her BA degree in economics from Kabul University and she worked as an assistant professor and lecturer in the Faculty of Economics, Kabul University. In 2009 she came to the United Kingdom and she pursued a career in accounting. She has been working with the community organisations and she is keen to help and support women and children.