Houzan Mahmoud

Feminist campaigner

Houzan Mahmoud is a Kurdish women’s rights campaigner, and cofounder of Culture Project. She was born in Iraqi Kurdistan. Her articles were published in UK publications including The Independent and The Guardian, The Tribune, The Newstatsman and others. Houzan led many campaigns internationally, including campaigns against the rape and abduction of women in Iraq, and against the imposition of Islamic sharia law in Kurdistan and Iraqi constitution. She has an MA In Gender Studies from SOAS-University of London.

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