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Quhramaana Kakar
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Quhramaana Kakar won the N-Peace Role Model for Peace Award in 2012. She is a Cambridge based researcher and peace activist, and an advocate for women rights and development. She is currently pursuing her research on ‘women and peace-building’ and also leads a civil society organization ‘women for peace and participation’, promoting peaceful co-existence among Afghans. She has been leading development as well as educational programs with various international organizations and was also gender advisory to the High Peace Council in Afghanistan.

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Women Are Key to Building Peace in Afghanistan

(1) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 2:26 PM

My journey in working for peace started as a college student -- at the time of the second largest wave of Afghan refugee influx to Pakistan, post 9/11. Many other young Afghans (including me), who already lived as refugees in Pakistan stepped forward to support other Afghans, who were affected...

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