Hassina introduction

Hassina was born in 1967 to an educated family in Herat. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Kabul University but when the civil war intensified, emigrated to Iran where she taught Afghan children. She received a Fulbright grant to study abroad, and she now runs a large network of NGOs and civil society organizations for women in western Afghanistan. She is married with two children.

At the Jirga

I said, “Let’s see how much the governor pays attention to women’s rights!” The governor closed his eyes and put the last vote on my stack.