Hadiqa Bashir

Hadiqa Bashir is a confident 18-year-old feminist and visionary. She was born into a patriarchal society in Swat Valley, Saidu Sharif in the KPK province of Pakistan’s Tribal Belt, which motivated her to work against Early & Forced marriages in Pakistan’s tribal regions. She worked to sensitize her community to the negative effects that child marriages have on children’s mental and physical health by canvassing and lobbying legislators and religious leaders against child marriages.i work against poverty,women economical empowerment through skill development,GBV ,Transgender Rights and Safe and sustainable cities for women and girls.

She is the founder of Girls United for Human Rights and is working for the protection and promotion of Girls Rights in the Tribal Regions of Pakistan especially in Khyber PakhtunKhwa, Pakistan. She has volunteered at A Society for Women’s Rights, for Hwendo Jirga, and is on the volunteer board of Directors at EveAlliance. She is also a Women Deliver Young Leader, the winner of the With and For Girls Award (2018-19), a Commonwealth Youth Award Finalist (2017), a two-time Children’s Peace Prize Nominee (2016 & 2017), a winner of the Asian Girls Rights Award (2016), a winner of the Muhammad Ali International Humanitarian Award (2015), a recipient of an honorary award from the Honorable Chairman Senate Islamic Republic of Pakistan and an Asian Girls Ambassador.