Hajer Sharief has been active in the fight for peace in Libya. This started in 2011, after she witnessed the horrific events of war. Then 19, she started Together We Build It, an organization aimed at supporting a peaceful democratic transition.
In 2013, Sharief co-started the 1325 Network project. This project involved organizations and activists across 30 cities in Libya working together to raise awareness for women’s role in building safe societies.
The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize award will be given on the 10th December in Oslo, Norway. View the full list of the 301 candidates here.