Baroness Afshar

Former Crossbench Peer

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Exploitation: Ethnic Groups 5 Nov 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the response by Baroness Williams of Trafford to Baroness Kennedy of Cradley's oral question on 22 October, what plans they have to establish, as points of contact for minority women who are at risk of exploitation, specific individuals who are familiar with the cultural practices of minority ethnic groups.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Police: Ethnic Groups 5 Nov 2019

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of current police officers are from BAME backgrounds; and what assessment they have made of how familiar police officers are with the cultural practices of the communities they are policing.
  • Sharia Law: Marriages - Question 23 Oct 2019

    My Lords, are the Government aware that these courts deprive Muslim women of not only their rights but their Islamic rights? They do not give them the rights that the Koran gives to women: to independence, to charge for housework and to charge for motherhood. It is high time that someone who is familiar with the Koranic teachings of Islamic rights intervened to prevent this façade of sharia...

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Former Crossbench Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 13 December 2007

Left the House of Lords on 12 May 2022

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