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Azadeh Davachi

Project Title: Multiculturalism and Feminism in the Lives of Iranian Feminists in Australia

Supervision Team: Prof. Shahram Akbarzadeh & Dr. Rebecca Barlow

Biography: Azadeh Davachi is a researcher, writer and women’s rights activist since 2005, and has been involved in several women’s rights campaigns both inside and outside Iran. Azadeh has coordinated projects on Iranian women, and works as a board member of the Feminist school, one of the leading Iranian women’s rights centre in Iran. Azadeh has also published several articles, commentaries and reports about the situation of women in Iran for online and printed journals in Persian and English. She is a regular commentator for BBC Persian, Radio Zamaneh, Iran International and several other Persian media outlets. Azadeh has published two books on Iranian women’s movement and two collections of poetry (in Persian).