Rowena Arshad

Rowena Arshad

Biography

Rowena Arshad OBE (born 1960) directs the Institute for Education, Community and Society at the University of Edinburgh. She was a member of the first black women’s group in Scotland and was Equal Opportunities Commissioner for Scotland 2001-2007.

Listen to Rowena Arshad discussing contraception and controlling poor women’s bodies, equal pay for women, the women's movement's involvement with the state and choosing your identity.

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