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Profile: Malalai Joya

Profile: Malalai Joya

The roughly 90 female delegates could be spotted easily among the more than 300 members of the bicameral parliament at the opening session of the Afghan National Assembly. Twenty-seven-year-old MALALAI JOYA , representing the western Farah Province in the lower house, was among them. ...(more)

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