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Freshta Karim

She had started working as host to a children show at National TV in 2005, while in school and later worked for Saba TV and Radio Nawa as journalist, presenter and producer till 2010, when she took study break for three years and went to India on ICCR scholarship.

During her BA , she was member of the Gender Equality Society in college, did internship with CSR India and ActionAid Afghanistan, was part of a sponsored educational tour “Jagriti yatra” across India (which she now considers as her second home), and also participated in a DAAD sponsored summer school “Muslims in the West” at Erfurt University, Germany.

A keen observer, an avid reader and blogger Freshta writes her thoughts regularly at

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