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Fereshta Abbasi

Research Fellow

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Fereshta Abbasi is an experienced researcher in the fields of domestic violence against women, challenges that women with disabilities face and conflict related sexual violence against men and boys. She has recently joined Global Family Care Network as a research fellow. She has been extensively documenting human rights abuses in Afghanistan for the past seven years.

Research Interests

  • Access to justice for women, domestic violence

  • Sexual violence against men and boys, especially in conflict

  • Equal access to services

  • Refugee rights

  • Threats to NGOs and the media from government and non-state actors


  • LLM, International Law and Strategic Studies, University of Aberdeen

  • LLB, BA in Law and Political Science, Herat University


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