Lenka Klicperová

Chief editor of the People and Country Magazine, a journalist working in areas of crisis.

She is known as a journalist who is trying to draw attention to problems in third world countries. In most cases there are problems with the rights of women living in their countries, from rape in Congo, women’s circumcision in Kenya to the phenomenon burnëshe in Albania. This is why she, together with Olga Šilhova, founded the civic group Femisphera which aims to bring attention to their plights in the Czech Republic. Being an experienced war reporter she went, together with journalist Markéta Kutilova, to the war-destroyed Syrian city of Kobani in August 2015.