Centre for Iranian Studies

Dr Leila Alikarami

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Centre for Iranian Studies Associate Member
BA (Tehran); LLM, PhD (London)


Leila Alikarami is an Iranian lawyer and human rights advocate. She was an active member of Iran's One Million Signatures campaign, which collects signatures in support of changing discriminatory laws against women. In 2009 she accepted the RAW in War Anna Politkovskaya Award on behalf of the women of Iran and the campaign. She holds a PhD in law from SOAS.

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