Huda Syyed

PhD Candidate & Tutor, Charles Darwin University
Huda Syyed has worked in academia and the non-profit sector and hopes to actively contribute to research and development efforts in the future. Her current topic of research focuses on the practice of ‘Female Genital Cutting’ and explores the lack of data, political activism and understanding regarding it in Pakistan. Her main academic interests include gender, culture, and politicised religion. She is currently a PhD candidate and casual tutor at Charles Darwin University. She completed her undergraduate degree from University of Karachi and pursued a Master’s degree in International Relations at QueenMary University of London. In between, she completed a certificate course at The Graduate Institute Geneva. In the past, she has worked as a Research Assistant for academic projects and on issues of Gender-Based-Violence. She was visiting faculty lecturer at Bahria University and taught the course of “International Organisations”. Twitter Handle: @hsyyed88 Research Portal:

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