Women in Afghanistan are taking their place in the upcoming presidential election. Three presidential hopefuls have chosen a woman as a running mate. Here are some the bold female lawmakers of Afghanistan.
March 26, 2014 Afghan lawmaker Hamida Ahmadzai, who represents Afghanistan’s colorful Kuchi, poses for a picture inside the Afghan parliament in Kabul, Afghanistan. “In our Parliament we have 69 women, that is a large number, bigger even than European parliaments,” Hamida says.Anja Niedringhaus/AP