Şafak Pavey

Politician, Author

1976 –

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Who is Şafak Pavey?

Şafak Pavey is a Turkish diplomat, columnist and politician. She is a member of the Turkish Grand National Assembly from the main opposition Republican People's Party representing Istanbul Province. She is the first disabled woman ever elected to the Turkish parliament, and is a member of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. In 2012 Pavey was honored by the United States Department of State with the International Women of Courage Award.

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Born
Jul 10, 1976
Ankara
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Nationality
  • Turkey
Profession
Education
  • University of Westminster
  • London School of Economics and Political Science

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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