About the Editor

Aysan Sev'er is a first-generation Turkish-Canadian. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on gender relations and sociology of family at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on problematic issues in women's lives, such as separation and divorce, sexual harassment, and violence by male partners. She is interested in extreme forms of violence against women in some of the developing countries, and how the local and the international communities can combine forces towards the elimination of such violence.

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