Pinar Ilkkaracan is the co-founder of Women for Women's Human Rights (WWHR) in Turkey, and the the International Coalition of Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR), an international network of NGOs and academicians working towards promotion sexual and bodily rights in the Middle East/ North Africa and South/Southeast Asia. She is Adjunct Professor at Bogazici University, Istanbul.
Pinar has participated in various UN meetings and conferences on women's human rights both as a member of the Turkish delegation and NGO representative. She has written extensively on women and law; sexuality and religion; sexual and reproductive rights; human rights education and violence against women. She is the editor of Women and Sexuality in Muslim Societies (translated into Arabic and Turkish) and Deconstructing Sexuality in the Middle East and North Africa: Contemporary Issues and Discourses.
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