Mrs. Raihana Azad MP

National Assembly of Afghanistan, Wolesi Jirga
National Solidarity Party of Afghanistan (Ensijam)
Last Election: 
Upcoming Election: 
Member of the following: 

Committee for Civil Society, Human Rights and Women Affairs

Other current affiliations: 

Afghan Women Network,

Voice of Women.

Regions of interest: 

Raihana Azad, born on December 6, 1982 in Daikundi Province of Afghanistan, has been an elected member of the Afghan Parliament since 2010 where she represents Uruzgan province and is an active member of the committee for civil society, human rights and women affairs.

From 2005 until 2009 Raihana served as Deputy Chief of Daikundi’s Provincial Council. In 2004, she worked for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) as a civic educator and later as a team leader with the United Nations Office for Project Service (UNOPS) in Uruzgan.

Raihana a founding member of the supervisory board of National Solidarity Party of Afghanistan and holds a membership in the Afghans Women’s Network. In her commitment for the improvement of the status of women and girls in Afghan society, she has supported UNICEF in the establishment of girl’s schools in Daikondy Province.

Raihana Azad holds a degree in International relations from Katib University in Kabul.