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The press office of the Meshrano Jirga

March 17, 2021

The Meshrano Jirga celebrated the March 8, International Women's Day at the Hall of the senate.


The event was organized by the Commission on Women and Civil Society in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Meshrano Jirga, Fazl Hadi Muslimyar, Speaker of the House, Mohammad Akbar Stanekzai, Second Deputy Speaker, Rahelea Dostum, Secretary of the House, and some senators, chairmen and employees of the Meshrano Jirga were present


At this ceremony, Fazl Hadi Muslimyar, Speaker of the Meshrano Jirga, while appreciating the celebration of the International Women's Day, said that in our society, women's rights are not fully maintained, and they are constantly exposed to various threats and attacks, and our celebration of this day shows that women will never be disappointed in their demands for rights, and will continue to fight more vigorously throughout the country in accordance with the Islamic guidance.  Moreover, he added that the National Assembly always strives to facilitate women's participation in decision-making and other social organization,"


Subsequently, Rahelea Dostum, Secretary of the Meshrano Jirga, Gulaly Akbari, Chairman of the Commission for Women and Civil Society, Senators Nabeya Mostafazada, Sima Joyanda, Mina Shirzad, and Molavi Gholam Mohi-ud-Din Monsef, spoke about the status of women in society. They added that women, alongside men, have played a very important and valuable role in society, as we have witnessed many progress


 and achievements in various areas of women's lives in recent years, which is a great honor and pride for Afghanistan. The senators at their speeches considered important the role of women in national and decisive issues, including the Afghan peace process, and stressed the need to highlight the role of women in the peace process in Afghanistan. At the same time, they emphasized that educated women should be included in government institutions as much as possible and be involved in decision-making.


At the end of the ceremony, the gifts prepared by the secretary of the Meshrano Jirga and by Rahela Dostum were presented to the senators and female employees of the Meshrano Jirga