The Afghan writer and activist has been recognized with this distinction awarded annually by the Reus Reading Center and the Josep Vidal i Llecha Association.
The prohibition imposed by the Taliban regime has been extended to female personnel of the United Nations, who have opened the door to suspending their task in the country if the ban persists.
The NGO provides financial assistance to these women, who run their own families and are unable to work due to Taliban bans.
The activist and writer talks about the importance of education as a tool for resolving conflicts in Afghanistan.
Homosexuality, which is a fairly common practice among young and adult men, is not recognized as an orientation and is considered a sin and serious crime, and is strictly prohibited by Sharia law.
The rise of fundamentalists threatens to aggravate the situation of a civilian population that has been severely punished by years of conflict resulting from collective irresponsibility.
Nadia Ghulam, writer and peace activist, stresses the importance of volunteering and values education to be an active agent for peace.