The narrative of an Afghan astronomer girl won the Fetisov Festival prize in the FJA international program in Switzerland. Austrian journalist Evelyn Schalk received the third prize of the World Journalism Festival in FJA for her article titled “Austrian Night for Afghan Astronomer”.
This award was received in the presence of journalists from all over the world on April 22 in the United Arab Emirates. In this article, the Austrian journalist has narrated the life of Amina Karimian a girl from Afghanistan Herat. Amena Karimyan selected as inspiring and influential women in BBC 2021.
Astronomer Amena Karimyan from Afghanistan has gone through difficult and hard times. In this narrative her life is written by an Austrian journalist. The journalist has discussed the long journey of this Afghan girl from Afghanistan to Pakistan and finally her arrival in Germany. The stories of Afghan women and girls need to be told. Millions of girls and women in Afghanistan have bitter stories to be narrated.