“Honour” based violence: Whose honour are we talking about?


IKWRO International Conference 2011
Thursday 17 November 2011 from 9:30 am to 5 pm

This conference is organised by the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO) in partnership with Refugee Women’s Association (RWA) and Türkisch Deutscher Frauenverein e.V (Papatya) Germany.

An opportunity for professionals such as police, teachers, health and social workers, researchers and other professionals with an interest in women’s rights to learn more about honour based violence.


Dr Nawal el Saadawi
Egyptian feminist writer, physician and activist
Mak Chishty QPM
Detective Chief Superintendent, lead on “honour”‐ based violence, FM and FGM, Association of Chief Police Officers, UK
Dr Corrina Ter-Nedden
Clinical psychologist, Türkisch Deutscher Frauenverein e.V (Papatya) ‐ Germany
Arvid Vormann
Researcher, Stop FGM Kurdistan, WADI– Germany
Kner Abdullah Hama Aziz
Writer and activist, Suleymania Provincial Council, Iraq
Chaz Akoshile
Joint Head, Forced Marriage Unit, UK
Diana Nammi
Founder and director of IKWRO

IKWRO’s clients will talk about their experiences


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