I love my country,
I believe that if I continue to fight, Change is possible
“I am here to be the voice of the people in Afghanistan who are not able to come out of their houses, those women who are not able to work nor to speak out.”
Zarifa Ghafari is an Afghan activist and politician. She is one of the first female mayors of Afghanistan and also is the youngest to be appointed at the age of 26. She is known for her efforts to advance women’s rights in her country. Zarifa was chosen as an International Woman of Courage in 2020 by the US Secretary of State.