Asma Khalifa

Asma Khalifa

Asma Khalifa is a Libyan activist and researcher who has worked on human rights, women’s rights, and youth empowerment since 2011. Growing up as a non-Arab, Amazigh Libyan under the rule of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi, Khalifa witnessed the negative impact of discrimination and violence against women. She has spent her career contributing to the building of Libya’s civil society and has recently worked on peacebuilding and conflict transformation in the country. For her efforts, Khalifa received the 2016 Luxembourg Peace Prize during the World Peace Forum in the European Parliament and, in 2017, she was named one of the “100 Most Influential Young Africans” by the Africa Youth Awards. Khalifa is also the co-founder of Tamazight Women’s Movement, a think/do tank that is working on gender equality and research on the indigenous women of Libya and North Africa.

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  • RT @BLahabi: فيما يهتم حاملي المباخر لتمجيد الفساد باشكالها تجدهم حين نناقشهم نحن النساء يهددونا بما فعله الحوثي بالنساء في صنعاء، كأنهم يق…Fri Jul 19, 9:05pm
  • RT @LWPP_Org: The #LWPP condemns all actions and inactions that lead to normalizing the silencing of women's voices in Libya. LWPP calls up…Fri Jul 19, 9:04pm
  • RT @wrightr: #Iran 's eye-for-an-eye strategy in the Gulf. My @NewYorker analysis as #IRGC seizes / diverts 2 oil tankers near #StraitOfHorFri Jul 19, 9:01pm

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