Baroness Afshar

Crossbench Peer

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  • Sudan - Question 30 Apr 2019

    My Lords, are the Government aware that everything that Sudan is doing goes directly against the teaching of Islam? As a retired teacher of Islamic law, I can tell noble Lords that Islam recognises women as independent, both financially and personally, and in terms of the decisions they make for themselves and their children. In fact, women are entitled to payment should they choose to...
  • Social Mobility: Regional Attainment Gap - Question 26 Feb 2019

    My Lords, what measures have the Government taken specifically to deal with the needs of minority pupils and minority communities, where young girls and women, in particular, are discriminated against at will? Are there specific measures that would deal with this problem?
  • Equal Pay - Question 11 Feb 2019

    My Lords, would the Government consider home-based working as working so that people working at home are recognised and valorised as workers? That would allow a lot of home- based textile workers who are employed by their kin to be entitled to the privileges to which other workers are entitled.

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Entered the House of Lords on 13 December 2007

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