Maryam Durani

Maryam Durani

Maryam Durani is the director of Khadija Kubra Women’s Association for Culture and serves as an advocate for women in Kandahar. First elected as a Kandahar Provincial Council Member in 2005 and for a second term in 2009, Durani served as one of only four women on the Council. She is an outspoken advocate for peace and the rights of women and girls in Afghan society, as well as for basic civil rights for all Afghan citizens.