Special Guest

Payzee Mahmod

TEDxLondonWomen 2019 speaker, campaigner and survivor (she/her)


Payzee Mahmod is a British Kurd who campaigns to raise awareness and eradicate harmful practices, such as FGM and child marriage, as a result of her own and her sister’s lived experiences. Payzee’s message has reached international audiences and she spoken widely on the need for changes to the laws surrounding child marriage and “honour” based abuse. In 2020 Payzee was nominated for a special recognition award at the UN Women UK Awards.