Haleh Afshar

Politician

1944 –

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Who is Haleh Afshar?

Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar OBE is a British professor and a life peer in the House of Lords. She is a prominent Muslim feminist, and characterises herself as a Socialist and a Shi'a Muslim. Her background is in equal opportunities in Britain, and before that, land reform and development in Iran, where she grew up, and journalism in both countries.

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Born
May 21, 1944
Tehran
Spouses
Religion
  • Shia Islam
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
  • Iran
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
  • Murray Edwards College
  • University of York

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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