Abida Kakar (August 2018)

Abida Kakar is a team leader at Women for Peace and Participation (WPP) based in Kabul. She has extensive experience working with a number of national and international NGOs and organisations including USAID and the UNDP. At the UNDP office in Kabul, she was the first female “National Professional Officer”. Under her management she always ensures women are treated equally. Her expertise and interests are in international development programme design and implementation, human resources management, women and youth empowerment, capacity building and gender equality. Her aim is to provide support to women and youth at all levels to step up and express their rights for the betterment of themselves, families, societies and at the end for their country.