|Member of the Swedish Parliament
for Stockholm County
6 December 1970 |
|Political party||Left Party|
Before fleeing to Sweden via Turkey, she was a member of Komalah. Before entering the parliament Kakabaveh was awarded a master's degree in social work at Stockholm University and worked as a social worker in Stockholm. Inspired by the French movement Ni Putes Ni Soumises (Neither Whores nor Doormats) Kakabaveh in 2005 founded the feminist and antiracist organization Varken hora eller kuvad. As a politician and opinion maker Kakabaveh has highlighted topics such as honour crimes, women's rights and secularism. Her autobiography Amineh – inte större än en kalasjnikov (Amineh – not bigger than a Kalsjnikov) was released in 2016.
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