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Dr. Kaveri Qureshi

Kaveri Qureshi is a Senior Lecturer at the Global Health Policy Unit and Co-Director of the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships at the University of Edinburgh. She works in the UK and South Asia on intersectional inequalities and how gender, race/ethnicity, class, caste and religion shape experiences of health and intimate/personal life.

She has a PhD from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Contact Information:

Tel:(44) 07916 119 473



University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


Research Interests

Kaveri’s research has taken up a number of social/critical demographic themes relating to migration, marriage, reproduction, morbidity and mortality.

Current/ongoing work related to reproduction and sexuality includes collaborating to edit a special issue on fertility and vulnerability with Dr. Philip Kreager and Dr. Laura Sochas, an edited book on divorce in globalised Asia with Dr. Shalini Grover, and an edited book on gender in productive and reproductive work in Pakistan, with Dr. Hadia Majid, Dr. Ghazal Zulfikar and Dr. Karin Siegmann.

Her own recent writing on reproduction and sexuality addresses reproductive transgressions during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK, gender, sexuality and families among UK South Asians, and reproductive health and labour in Pakistan.


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