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Name Dr Nazand Begikhani
Job title Senior Research Fellow
Department School for Policy Studies University of Bristol
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Qualifications BA(Mosul), MSc, PhD (Paris IV), PhD(Paris IV)
Professional details
Keywords honour-based violence
Iraqi Kurdistan
Kurdish community
Kurdish Women’s Action Against Honour Killing
honour killing
Kurdish Women’s Rights Watch
violence against women
Areas of expertise I have directed groundbreaking research on many aspects of gender relations, abuse and violence. My recent work includes honour-based violence: experiences and Counter Strategies in Iraqi Kurdistan and the UK Kurdish Diaspora; sexual violence as a war strategy in Iraq; revolutionary fights of Kurdish women against Islamic State of Iraqi and Syria (ISIS); ISIS's treatment of Yezidi women as an act of genocide; researching honour-based violence in Kurdish communities; honour-based violence and Kurdish communities: moving towards action and change.