Women’s Education for a Better Tomorrow
Fatima Qattali from Herat, Afghanistan, has been principal of a school since 2004. Herat is an ancient city located in western Afghanistan, and is one of the ancient cities of the silk road.
Fatima is the founder of a non-government organization called, Women’s Education for a Better Tomorrow (WEBT), which is based in Herat and is founded upon the principle that it is founded by women and is made specifically for women. The organization takes a focus on women and girls education, health initiatives, capacity building, entrepreneurship, women’s rights, and collectively working to maintain gender equality. Through her organization’s goals, Fatima emphasizes the point that women in both urban and rural areas need education in order to be aware of their bodies and overall health.