Fatima Gailani is president of the Afghan Red Crescent Society. Previously a delegate to the Emergency Loya Jirga (Grand Council) of June 2002, she worked to draft and ratify the new Afghan constitution. Ms Gailani is the author of two books: Mosques of London and a biography of Mohammed Moussa Shafeeq. Her father, Pir Sayed Ahmad Gailani, is a highly regarded Afghan spiritual leader. In this photograph, Ms. Gailani is honouring the Red Crescent’s volunteer of the year.

Fatima Gailani

Photographie/Photograph par/by Safya Saifi/Pajhwok