Afghan Biographies

Jalis , Mrs. Jalees Aziza Aziz


Name Jalis , Mrs. Jalees Aziza Aziz
Ethnic backgr. Uzbek
Date of birth 1964
Function/Grade Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Sar-i-Pul Sar-e-Pul Saripul
History and Biodata

Aziza Jalis
Phone: 0799043507

2. Previous Functions:
Teacher eight years at the Imam Zada Yahya High School in Sar-i-Pul province.
Principal of a nursery for five years.
Supervisor for the Kowaz organization, overseeing office training programs from 2003-2005.Editor-in-chief for the Semay Zan monthly publication from 2002-2010
Deputy of the civil society department in the Department for Women’s Affairs in Sar-i-Pul (2004-2005)
Wolesi Jirga Member 2010 MP MNA Sar-i-Pul  Sar-e-Pul Saripul

3. Biodata:
Jalis_AzizaAziza Jalis, daughter of Safiullah, was born in 1964 in Khesht Pul district, Sar-i-Pul
province. Jalis finished her secondary education in Khadija High School in Jowzjan province in 1983. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Literature at Kabul University in 1988.

Jalis worked voluntarily as the deputy of the civil society department in the Department for Women’s Affairs in Sar-i-Pul. She has been involved in civil society activities including: running literacy courses for children and organizing workshops for women on the subject of gender and women’s rights from an Islamic perspective. Jalis was also the editor-in-chief for the Semay Zan monthly publication.

Aziza Jalis it is said that she has an arab ethnic background. Jalis is with Hezb-e-Junbish Milli Islami Afghanistan (Dostum). When the party did not support her in the 2005 parliamentary election, she stood independently for election in 2010. She has been outspoken in condemning violence against women. Jalis ran unsuccessfuly for parliament in 2005, gaining 2,979 votes.

Commission (2012): Women’s Affairs, Civil Society and Human Rights (Deputy, 2012; previous Chair, 2011)

She is married and has four daughters and two sons.

Sh e speaks Uzbek, Dari, Pashto and English.

Last Modified 2012-07-31
Established 2010-10-27