Feb
21

‘Favored Daughter’ Sets Sights On Afghan Presidency

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At 36 years of age, Afghan lawmaker Fawzia Koofi can already boast a number of pioneering achievements. Now in her second term in parliament, she has been a leader in the effort to restore women’s rights in the country. She has served as the Afghan parliament’s only female deputy speaker; and she has found time to raise a family and become an accomplished author. Now, in her latest book, Koofi describes her harsh past and ambitions to one day become Afghanistan’s first woman …

from Mustafa Sarwar, Frud Bezhan

via http://www.rferl.org/content/fawzia_koofi_afghan_presidency/24491553.html

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