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Afghan doctor in Pakistan wins the regional Nansen Refugee Award

Afghan doctor in Pakistan wins the regional Nansen Refugee Award

Islamabad, 29 September 2021 – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is pleased to announce Dr. Saleema Rehman as this year’s regional winner of the Nansen Refugee Award in the Asia region. Dr. Rehman is a 29-year-old Afghan refugee doctor, serving local communities and...

Afghan refugee doctor dares women and girls to dream

Afghan refugee doctor dares women and girls to dream

Doctor Saleema Rehman is the regional winner for Asia for UNHCR’s annual Nansen Refugee Award for her dedication to promoting girls’ education in her community and for her contribution to Pakistan’s COVID-19 response.