NEMA WARAZ: Women Elected To Head Wardak Provincial Council
In a first-ever move, three women were elected on Saturday – out of 15 - to the top leadership positions of the Wardak Provincial Council.
Halima Askari, Nafisa Selai and Hajar Mirzaee were elected as chairperson, deputy head and secretary of the provincial council respectively.
This happened in an insecure province where violence against women is still a problem and is uncommon across Afghanistan.
In this episode host Marzia Hafizi discusses the topic with following guests:
Halima Askari, chairperson
Hajar Mirzaee, secretary of the provincial council
Nafisa Selai, deputy head