Hibaaq Osman

Founder, Karama

Hibaaq Osman is the founder of Karama, a movement to end violence against women, and deliver sustainable, inclusive peace and democracy in Africa and the Middle East. Hibaaq’s work has ranged from reconciliation and peacebuilding in , campaigning for justice and recognition for Korea’s ‘comfort women’, and supporting grassroots women activists to build constituencies and secure their rights in the wake of the revolutions in North Africa and the Middle East. Named one of the world’s 500 Most Influential Muslims, Hibaaq is a board member of the Generation Equality Forum Women, Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action Compact and the UN Alliance of Civilisations' Women's Alliance for Peace, a senior fellow at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership at Churchill College, University of Cambridge, and member of the Yale African Women’s Leadership Network.

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