Atia Anwer Zoon

Job Title
Director – KIIR Centre for Women, Peace, Leadership & Mediation


Atia Anwer Zoon is currently working as Director of KIIR Center for Women, Peace, Leadership and Mediation, established as a subsidiary by Kashmir Institute of International Relations (KIIR) which is a non-profit organisation working on peace, mediation and reconciliation in Jammu and Kashmir for the past 25 years. She has 15 years of experience in community and regional level mediation. As a leading women mediator and peacebuilding expert, working in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) - the Pakistani-administered side of Jammu and Kashmir - she has facilitated dialogues and worked on bridge-building between women from grassroots communities living in the rural and remote areas, and women in academia and policy making within AJK.