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7 november 2017

At the invitation of YWCA

Four women inspired other women about female leadership. What vision did they grow up, what did their career look like and how did they achieve what they wanted to achieve? One of the women was an Afghan refugee who lives in the Netherlands.

My name is Palwasha Muhammad Hassan, I am 34 years old. I have two children. I have a BA in the field of Political Science from Afghanistan.As a woman activist from Afghanistan, my dream has always been to support women and to empower them by offering leadership training and sharing my personal life story. Having lived under the Taliban and experienced severe oppression of women’s rights, it has greatly motivated me to work in a organization that permits to empower them in order to access justice.

I am particularly interested in focussing on gender equality. Professionally, I have extensive experience in the fields of women’s empowerment and reproductive health, and human rights. While working for Silk Road Solutions (SRS), a US State Department funded project, I was a leadership trainer and coach that aimed to empower young female leaders in the workplace. This position transformed me personally and increased my confidence, and I was able to transfer my own experiences to the women I was working with. Often women hold the same positions as men at work, but they are still pushed to the background. My job was to teach women how to be strong, and how to resist this suppression.

Working for women’s rights in Afghanistan is critical, but it also poses threats. I came to the Netherlands two years ago as a refugee, as mine and my family’s safety was jeopordised due to my work. I came to Holland in 2014.

Besides all of the difficulties and obstacles I have faced in life, I remain a strong and optimistic woman that yearns to women in the Netherlands, in Afghanistan, and all over the world.”