Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth and Family

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Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar (Haleh Afshar) was born on 21 May, 1944 in Tehran, Imperial State of Iran. Discover Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 78 years old?

Popular As Haleh Afshar
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Age 78 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 21 May 1944
Birthday 21 May
Birthplace Tehran, Imperial State of Iran
Date of death (2022-05-12)
Died Place Heslington, England
Nationality Iran

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Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar Height, Weight & Measurements

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Who Is Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar’s Husband?

Her husband is Maurice Dodson (m. 1974)

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Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar worth at the age of 78 years old? Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar’s income source is mostly from being a successful . She is from Iran. We have estimated
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Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million – $5 Million
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Afshar died from kidney failure at her home in Heslington on 12 May 2022 at the age of 77.

In 2017, Afshar received an honorary doctorate from the University of Bradford.

In January 2013, Afshar was nominated for the Services to Education award at the British Muslim Awards.

In 2011, Afshar received an honorary doctorate from the University of Essex.

In March 2009, she was named as one of the twenty most successful Muslim women in the UK on the Muslim Women Power List 2009. The list was a collaboration between the Equality and Human Rights Commission, Emel Magazine and The Times, to celebrate the achievements of Muslim women in the UK.

In April 2009, she was appointed an academician of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Afshar became a professor of politics and women’s studies at the University of York, and a visiting professor of Islamic law at the Faculté internationale de droit comparé (international faculty of comparative law) at Robert Schuman University in Strasbourg, France. Afshar served on the British Council and the United Nations Association, of which she was honorary president of international services. She was appointed to the board of the Women’s National Commission in September 2008. She served as the chair for the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies. Afshar was a founding member of the Muslim Women’s Network. She served on the Home Office’s working groups, on “engaging with women” and “preventing extremism together”.

She was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2005 Birthday Honours. for services to equal opportunities. On 18 October 2007 it was announced that she would be made a baroness and join the House of Lords as a cross-bench life peer. She was introduced into the House of Lords on 11 December 2007, as Baroness Afshar, of Heslington in the County of North Yorkshire.

Afshar wrote about Iran and Iranian politics both for academia and the media. Her books include Islam and Feminisms: An Iranian Case Study (Macmillan, 1998), and Islam and the Post Revolutionary State in Iran (Macmillan, 1994). She edited thirteen books on women and development.

Haleh Afshar, Baroness Afshar, OBE, FAcSS (Persian: هاله افشار; ‎21 May 1944 – 12 May 2022) was a British life peer in the House of Lords. She had a life-long interest in women’s rights and Islamic law. She was a professor at the University of York and she wrote over a dozen scholarly books.

Haleh Afshar was the eldest of four children born to Hassan Afshar and Pouran Khabir. She was born on 21 May 1944 in Tehran. Her father was at one point a government minister and he was a Professor of law at Tehran University and her mother successfully campaigned for women to gain the vote. She went first to the Jeanne d’Arc school in Tehran until at 14 she was boarding in Solihull to attend school there. She joined the new University of York after completing her A-levels in Brighton and she gained her first degree in 1967 in Social Sciences. Five years later she gained a diploma from the University of Strasbourg before completing a doctorate at the University of Cambridge in 1974 in Land Economy. She then returned to work in Iran’s land reform ministry. She also worked as a journalist and her reserch led her to understand that many Iranian women did not understand their Islamic rights. Her jounalism led her into exile as an article about the Royal family was not well received. In 1976 she was lecturing at the University of Bradford.

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