Sima Samar


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Name: Sima Samar
Position: Regional Representative
Organisation: Peace Women Across the Globe

She is one of the founding members of the Global University for Sustainability.

Brief Profile:

  • Doctor from Afghanistan
  • Laureate of the Right Livelihood Award (2012).
  • The first Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Women’s Affairs in Afghanistan from 2001 to 2002
  • Chair of the first Human Rights Commission in the history of Afghanistan
  • Founder and current chair of the Shuhada Organisation which focuses on livelihood projects, human and women’s rights, and literacy campaigns for women.

 

Articles:

Icon of Speech in the Future engagement of Women in the International Law on 23 and 24 of June in Australia Speech in the Future engagement of Women in the International Law on 23 and 24 of June in Australia (97.0 KB) 2016-07-14 Author: Sima Samar.
Icon of Speech in World Humanitarian Summit on 23 and 24 th of May Speech in World Humanitarian Summit on 23 and 24 th of May (180.9 KB) 2016-07-11 Author: Sima Samar.
Icon of Speech in Islamabad on Ending violence against women and SDG goal number 5.  2016 , March Speech in Islamabad on Ending violence against women and SDG goal number 5. 2016 , March (156.6 KB) 2016-07-11 Author: Sima Samar.
Icon of Speech in Delhi on child rights and Institutional structures. March 2016 Speech in Delhi on child rights and Institutional structures. March 2016 (191.9 KB) 2016-07-11 Author: Sima Samar.