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Saima’s Story: Women Humanitarians

Saima’s Story: Women Humanitarians

“After I graduated college, I applied for a job with UNHCR Afghanistan office based in Islamabad as a National Gender Officer. This was a difficult time for women in Afghanistan, and so my job was certainly not an easy one. Although I was still based in Islamabad and just did missions into Afghanistan, the situations I was faced with were extremely difficult.”