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Asifa Amin Koul

Asifa Amin Koul is a journalist from Kashmir, India, having previously worked for various other Indian news organizations. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Science, and her Master’s in Mass Communication and Journalism. Asifa developed her initial journalistic experience through internships at various news corporations, including an international news agency. She has experience in attending two peacebuilding workshops held in Geneva, Switzerland, and Katmandu, Nepal. Asifa worked as the Art Director and Editor in a national award-winning short film. She is passionate about human rights, particularly women’s rights, “I wish to come back and work towards building people’s trust in justice and help restore peace.”  Because she has seen so many infringements upon women’s rights in India, she became a journalist to highlight these stories and bring about needed change. She enjoys listening to music and reading books.