‘In my work, violence is an everyday reality, so I don’t think about it. If I did, I wouldn’t be able to operate’
I didn’t doubt what I was doing, I doubted how long I had been doing it – I had only planned to be in Kabul for a year. But in my work, violence is an everyday reality, so I don’t think about it. If I did, I wouldn’t be able to operate. You once marched u to resident Hamid Karzai’s residential alace to get him to sign a ardon Gulnaz, a teenage girl, was raped and impregnated by her cousin’s husband.The police charged her with adultery but said she might be able to go free if she married her attacker. I got her sentence reduced from 12 years to three – and the court said she should not have to marry her rapist. Then, I went to the president’s palace with documents for him to pardon her. Eventually his guards took the papers to him. It was the rst time he had issued a pardon for moral crimes. An award-winning documentary about Kimberley’s work, Motley’s Law, was released earlier this year.