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Noorjahan Akbar

Cofounder, Young Women For Change

IMAGE: KABUL A CITY AT WORK

Emphasis: Education, Media, Human Rights
Focus Areas: Afghanistan
Facebook: YWC
Twitter: @ywcafghanistan
Website: youngwomenforchange.org

In July 2011, Akbar led a march through Kabul to protest the street harassment of women. Fifty-plus, including male supporters, participated. She has also taught Afghan orphans to use creative writing as an outlet through the project Stories to Heal.

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