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Fawzia Koofi isthe first Afghani woman Parliament president and a noted activist for women and children's rights. She is currently a leading candidate for the presidential elections in 2014. Koofi was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2009. Before getting elected to Parliament, Koofi was employed by UNICEF as a Child Protection Officer from 2002 through 2004. The mother of two girls, she lives in Kabul, Afghanistan. Nadene Ghouri is an award-winning journalist and BBC correspondent.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Fawzia Koofi, Nadene Gourhi

The Favored Daughter : One Woman's Fight to Lead Afghanistan into the Future by Fawzia Koofi, Nadene Gourhi
The Favored Daughter : One Woman's Fight to Lead Afghanistan into the Future
Fawzia Koofi, Nadene Gourhi
March 2012 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. This is an extraordinarily moving autobiography of the first lady of Afghan politics. Left to die in the sun as the unwanted 19th daughter of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/02/2012

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