Maedeh Ghaderi

Maedeh Ghaderi, a human rights activist of Kurdish origin, was born in Bojnourd, Iran and completed her secondary education in Mashad. As a university student she worked as an editor and presenter at a radio show for women in Khorassan province. Due to her criticism of contradictory Islamic laws on women she was expelled from the station. She began her career as a lawyer but after accepting to defend political prisoners, faced imprisonment, following which she was forced to leave Iran. She was awarded the 2013 Bochum Human Rights Award.

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