A Black Feminist’s Dilemma

  • Kalwinder Sandhu University of Coventry

Author Biography

Kalwinder Sandhu, University of Coventry

Kalwinder Sandhu started her professional life as a software engineer working for Marconi. She subsequently worked for the NHS and Department for Education setting up and implementing national programmes. She undertook an interim executive role at a Black and Minority Ethnic domestic violence refuge and recently published Layers of Inequality; A Human Rights and Equality Impact Assessment of the Spending Cuts on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women in Coventry. She is currently setting up a social enterprise for BME women in Coventry to access the labour market.

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Published
2016-07-21
How to Cite
SANDHU, Kalwinder. A Black Feminist’s Dilemma. Feminist Dissent, [S.l.], n. 1, p. 88-100, july 2016. ISSN 2398-4139. Available at: <http://journals.warwick.ac.uk/index.php/feministdissent/article/view/18>. Date accessed: 20 nov. 2017.
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