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Asma Khalifa

2016 Outstanding Youth Peaceworker


Date of birth

12 June 1989

Place of birth

Tripoli, Libya



Year granted award


Work Title

Activist / Researcher

Work Description

Asma Khalifa is a Libyan activist and researcher. She has been working in civil society on human rights, women’s rights and youth empowerment since 2011.
Since then Asma became a research student in MA – Peace and Conflict studies-, and has started to work on peacebuilding and conflict transformation.

Asma is a co-founder at Tamazight Women Movement, a think/do tank that is working on gender equality and research on the indigenous women of Libya and North Africa.

Asma is a capacity builder for Libyan activists in peace building and non-violence.