Brief Bio of Queen Suraya Tarzi

Queen Soraya Tarzi is one of the most influential royal figures in Afghanistan. Queen Soraya was married to King Amanullah Khan, a progressive ruler who governed from 1919-1929. She was highly educated and a fierce advocate for women’s rights and girls access to education. Among other things, she opened the first school for girls, and founded the first magazine for women, Ershad-I-Niswan. Her vision for women in Afghanistan still inspires many women across the country

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The Afghan Women Skills Development Center (AWSDC) is a national non-governmental organization (NGO), based in Kabul and dedicated to the promotion and protection of the rights of women in Afghanistan.

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