The role of a womens movement in the democratic movement in Iran
Scholars at Risk Seminar
Speaker organised by Ulster University, Universities Ireland and QUB
'The role of a womens
movement in the democratic movement in Iran'
Rezvan Moghaddam is a women's rights activist, researcher and co-founder of the One Million Signature Campaign. She has set up various associations, groups and committees to empower women on issues of peace, environment, health and gender. She has published numerous articles, participated in conferences, seminars and international gatherings, where she has presented papers on women's issues. She is one of founders of International Campaign Against Violence in Iran (ICAV).
Rezvan Moghaddam has a Masters in Mathematics and psychology and is a PHD
candidate at FU Berlin at the field of gender studies. She won the Quadriga
award in Germany in October 2009 for her peaceful activities as one of
the founder of the One Million Signature Campaign. She is also the
founder of the campaign against acid attack in 2015. Since 1979 she has been
closely involved in the Women's movement in Iran.
A sandwich lunch will be provided from 12.30pm