Pragna Patel is a founding member of Southall Black Sisters and Women Against Fundamentalism. She worked as a co-ordinator and senior case worker for SBS from 1982 to 1993 when she left to train and practice as a solicitor. In 2009 she returned to SBS as its Director. She has been centrally involved in some of SBS’ most important cases and campaigns around domestic violence, immigration and religious fundamentalism. She has also written extensively on race, gender and religion.
Pragna's discussant will be Hamsa Rajan, who has recently completed her PhD at Oxford in the Department of Social Policy and Intervention on the topic of domestic violence in the Tibetan communities of Qinghai province, China.
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