Najiba Ayubi describes the ordeal of her fortuitous escape from Afghanistan during the last of the Americans’ evacuations, including her experience in 3 refugee camps, her attempts to get others out, and the flaws in the hurried process that took place. Part 2 next week will tell history of media in Afghanistan, her discussion with Taliban negotiators, and a plea to help convince Taliban to let up on oppressing women.
Host(s): Violet Gonda
Featured Speakers/Guests: Najiba Ayubi is an executive of a major nonprofit media organization in Afghanistan and a longtime activist for peace and women’s rights. She is also President of the Afghanistan chapter of International Association of Women in Radio and TV.
Credits: Ayubi was interviewed by Violet Gonda, President of the International Association of Women in Radio and TV, on Gonda’s video series Hot Seat, available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMb7xCfa8G8 –
Editing for radio by Frieda Werden