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Multicultural Mosaic Foundation cordially invites you to:Turkey’s Persecution of Dissent - How To Take Action
Hafza Girdap is the spokesperson of Advocates of Silenced Turkey (AST) and does research in Women’s and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University, New York. mainly focusing on human and women’s rights in Muslim contexts, integration and adaptation of Muslim immigrant women along with the issue of redefinition of their cultural identities. She is also a founding member of Set Them Free platform who works for the women’s rights violated particularly in Turkey, a volunteer in different human rights organizations such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. She has recently given “Sufism” and “Women’s Rights are Human Rights” courses at Emory University Continuous Education. As having a personal motto in her life which is “Let Dreams Lead You!” she has a dream of running towards her ideal wherever and whenever possible. Another aspect of her is the love of meeting new people from different parts of the world with different cultural backgrounds.Hafza, with her two daughters (16 and 11 years) and her husband, is living on Long Island, New York.