Dr. Homaira Nakhat Dastgirzada is an award-winning poet, writer, jurist, and journalist born in Kabul, Afghanistan. She studied Law at Kabul University and later obtained a Ph.D. in literature. She is a well-known poet and writer in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Iran. Up until now she has published thirteen books containing her poems and is currently working on two new books.
She uses her voice to highlight the struggle for freedom, women’s rights and political issues regarding Afghanistan. While living in the Netherlands she manages to collaborate with young poets and writers in Afghanistan and the diaspora. We are honored to have her as a speaker at Freedom Book Fair 2019!
Type of event: Panel discussion
Date & time: May 4, 17:00 – 18:15