Roqia Abubakr

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Roqia Abubakr was one of the first four women to be the elected to the Afghan Parliament ("Wolesi Jirga") in 1965[1] following the Constitution of Afghanistan of 1964 which granted women the right to vote.


  1. ^ Skaine, Rosemarie (2002). The women of Afghanistan under the Taliban. McFarland. p. 16. ISBN 978-0-7864-1090-3.