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KP rights activist Gulalai Ismail receives Anna Politkovskaya Award

Gulalai Ismail, a Pashtun human rights activist from Khyber Pakhtuknwa's Swabi district, has been awarded Anna Politkovskaya Award by the Reach all Women in War (RAW), said a RAW report. Gauri Lankesh, a journalist and critical of right-wing groups in India – was also posthumously awarded the 2017 Anna Politkovskaya Award. She was killed by unidentified assailants in the Indian city of Bengaluru last month. Gulalai Ismail founded Aware Girls with her sister Saba Islmail to challenge the culture of violence and the…

Pakistan women awarded Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention

PARIS: Two Pakistani women, Gulalai Ismail and Saba Ismail, who co-founded the Aware Girls non-governmental organisation which advocates the rights of women in Pakistan have won the prestigious Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention. The award given by the Jacques Chirac Foundation founded by the former French President during a ceremony in Paris on Thursday. 📸 Former French minister of Culture Christine Albanel presents the Prize for Conflict Prevention to Pakistan's #GulalaiIsmail in Paris. 👊👏…