Former Afghan female lawmaker, mayor win Forbes award

KABUL (Pajhwok): Forbes International Magazine has awarded Nahid Farid, a former member of the lower house of parliament of Afghanistan’s former regime and Zarifa Ghafari, former mayor of Maidan Wardak province as a transformative figures in the watershed.

Some Afghan women’s rights activists say the awarding of such prizes to Afghan women by the international community could have a positive effect on the morale of many Afghan women and pave the way for their reintegration into various sections of society.

Rehana Amiri, the US special envoy for Afghan women and girls, also wrote a congratulatory message on her Twitter account congratulating Nahid Farid and Zarifa Ghafari on being awarded by Forbes International magazine.

Forbes International is a magazine that often publishes links to the latest developments in different parts of the world, as well as the activities, rights, and disadvantages of women around the world.

In the last seven months since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, dozens of women and girls have won international awards in various fields, including education, journalism, women’s rights, human rights, culture, and other social issues


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