Dilsa Demirbag-Sten, Swedish Activist

Dilsa Demirbag Sten (born Dilşa Demirbağ, 10 October 1969) is a Turkish born Swedish author and journalist. A self-described liberal atheist, she is a frequent commentator on topics such as integration, honor violence, religious oppression of women and islamic fundamentalism. Dilsa was born into a Kurdish nomadic family in Kirvan, a small village in eastern Turkey. She came to Sweden with her family in 1976 (at the age of six) and grew up in the cities of Karlstad and Uppsala. At a young age she was brought by her family into a forced marriage, but eventually managed to break the engagement and then moved to Stockholm. Today Dilsa is a contributor to the newspapers Expressen, Östgöta Correspondenten, Göteborgs-Posten, Dagens Nyheter, Fokus and Axess. She has also hosted an own television show on Swedish TV8. Dilsa considers herself a secular humanist; she is a board member of the Swedish Humanist Association. She is also linked to Kurdish recognition of the Armenian genocide. – Wikipedia:en

Dilsa Demirbag-Sten, Swedish Activist

Dilsa Demirbag-Sten (1969- ), Swedish journalist, author and secular humanist

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