Afghanistan: Afghan women's rights activist receives 2007 International Service award
Najia has been campaigning for Afghan women's rights for many years. She worked to empower women throughout civil war and the Taliban regime and continues to do so today, despite the fact that her activities have provoked threats and attacks from fundamentalists.
Najia has made a real difference to Afghan women's lives - one of her most memorable achievements is successfully leading a campaign against the reintroduction of a Ministry of Vice and Virtue which, in 2006, seemed certain.
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