Gharsanay IbnulAmeen is the youngest recipient of the Woman of Distinction Award from NGO-CSW New York. In her keynote at a Consultation attended by hundreds of representatives from nongovernmental organizations around the world, she tells how she spreads support for girls’ education across Afghanistan – training girls to promote the work, and bringing together the varied ethnic communities. The duo PoeTree performed after her talk.
Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Gharsanay IbnulAmeen, 22 year old Afghan education advocate; Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman of PoeTree; Emcees Saphira Rameshfar, Azadeh Khalili
Credits: Recorded and edited by Frieda Werden. Thanks to NGO-CSW, New York, and to the US chapter of the International Association of Women in Radio and Television. Background drumming live from the event performed by Paprika from Brazil.
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