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.
- 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: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.
Speech in World Humanitarian Summit on 23 and 24 th of May (180.9 KB) 2016-07-11 Author: Sima Samar.
Speech in Islamabad on Ending violence against women and SDG goal number 5. 2016 , March (156.6 KB) 2016-07-11 Author: Sima Samar.
Speech in Delhi on child rights and Institutional structures. March 2016 (191.9 KB) 2016-07-11 Author: Sima Samar.