Afghan Biographies

Nazari, Wakil Fatima Mrs. Nazary Wakeel


Name Nazari, Wakil Fatima Mrs. Nazary Wakeel
Ethnic backgr. Hazara
Date of birth 1980
Function/Grade Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Kabul reelected
History and Biodata

Wakil Fatima Nazari
Phone: 0799436684

2. Previous Functions:
Wardak Head of Woman's Department (2004)
Wolesi Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Kabul,
Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Kabul reelected

3.Biodata:
Nazari_FatimaWakil Nazari daughter of Haji Chaman Ali was born 1980 in Kabul Province. She is from Bihsood district of Maidan Wardak but lives in Kabul. Nazari finished her primary and secondary education in Char Qala Chahardehi High School, Kabul. She has a bachelor’s degree in literature from Kabul University, which she completed in 2001. She has a bachelor's degree in literature from Ariana University, Peshawar, Pakistan, where she lived some years in self imposed exile.  She was director of women's affairs in Maidan Wardak province and is a member of the Hizb Niaz Mili Hezb-e-Niyaaz Milli, which she launched in 2008.

Nazari, was the driving force behind the country's first political party dedicated to women's rights and issues. Ms. Fatema Nazari was a member of the on Cultural and Religious affairs Committee in Wolesi Jirga 2005. She launched National Need on February 19, 2008 at a ceremony in Kabul, saying the party hopes to put women's rights at the forefront of the national political debate. It intends to run in the next parliamentary elections 2010. Nazari says the party already boasts 22,500 registered members, men and women, not only in Kabul but also conservative areas such as Paktika, Maidan Wardak, and Helmand. Maryam Panjsheri has her doubts.

A female activist in the northern Panjsher Valley, she says she is "highly skeptical" about National Need's potential to forge change beyond the capital and a few bigger cities, such as Mazar-e Sharif or Herat.

Fatima Nazari was running for reelection 2010 to the National Assembly. (20100916) and bagged a seat again.

Commission (2012): Disabled, Martyrs and Widows.

She is married with two children, one son and one daughter.

Nazari speaks Dari, Pashtu and English.

Last Modified 2012-07-27
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