Picture – Abdul Ghafoor Wadan


Nominated by Logar Youth Council

All 2022 Children’s Peace Prize Nominees

Abdul is a strong advocate to end child marriage. Due to his activities the Taliban punished Abdul Ghafoor at the age of 10, but he swore he would continue to fight for the rights of all children and adolescents who have been deprived of their human rights. Abdul Ghafoor was punished a second time by the Taliban for supporting girls’ education in his area.  In the near future, Abdul Ghafoor strives to build active team of teenagers in the country and jointly fight to defend the rights of their peers, and he wishes to establish a relationship with teenagers from other countries to find a better solution to their problems.