Zahra Rasouli

Zahra Rasouli is a women's rights activist and gender expert from Afghanistan. She is currently based in the UK and is working as an Advisor and Advocate at the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO)  supporting victims and survivors of violence against women and girls, including "honour" based violence, forced marriage  and spouse abandonment. As a public speaker, Zahra advocates for Afghan women's rights, both in the UK and Afghanistan. Zahra is also a researcher, currently focussing on the access of Afghan women to the UK's labour market. Perviously, her roles in Afghanistan included working as a consultant with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs and the Afghan Women Business Federation.