Asma Khalifa

Asma Khalifa

Libyan activist and researcher

Engaging with your enemy is part of the solution

Asma is motiviated by youth engagement, she finds their work inspirational and it motivates her to continue her activisim.

Asma Khalifa is a Libyan activist and researcher. She has been working in civil society on human rights, women’s rights and youth empowerment since 2011. In 2015 she co-founded Tamazight Women Movement, a think/do tank that works on indigenous women’s rights issues in Libya and North Africa. On May 25th 2016, Asma received the Luxembourg Peace Prize during The World Peace Forum in the European Parliament in Luxembourg. Currently she is doing her PhD at the German Institute for Global Area Studies, researching the impact of war on agency and inter-gender relations.

Twitter: @asmakhalifaLY

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