Afghan Biographies

Niazi, Qudsia Mrs

Name Niazi, Qudsia Mrs
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Head of the Special Prosecution Office for Cases of Violence
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
Mrs. Qudsiya Niazi is the head of the Special Prosecution Office of Fighting of Violence against Women (SPOFVAW) in Kabul.(20140108) Mrs Qudsia Niazi, presenting the findings of her new study, which was conducted over more than a thousand cases of violence against women, said that poverty, unemployment and addition to drugs were the major causes behind increasing cases of violence against women. (20130103) Qudsiya Niazi, said that during the last three years, 1,542 cases of violence against women had been legally followed while 231 cases had been prosecuted in the courts. “About 700 cases have been legally pursued during the past year,” said Mrs. Niazi. In addition to Kabul, Special Prosecution Offices for cases of Violence Against Women also operate in the provinces of Herat, Badakhshan, Balkh, Kapisa and Nangarhar.(20130117)

Last Modified 2014-01-08
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