Afghanistan opened the door to IPU by winning a seat in one of the 3 standing committees (3rd Standing Committee), Human Rights & Democracy at 128th IPU Assembly in April 2013.

Afghan Parliamentarian and Women Activist, Farkhunda Zahra Naderi, managed to win a seat in Human Rights & Democracy committee through a serious election process between Afghanistan, Australia and Iran.

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