Azra Jafari, the First Female Mayor in Afghanistan
Born in 1978, Nili, Hazaristan
Recently, fake news is circulating among politicians in different countries that Zarifa Ghafari is the first female mayor in so-called Afghanistan. Zarifa Ghafari was mayor in Maidan Shahr from November 2019 to August 2021. However, a long time before, Hazara activist Azra Jafari was mayor in Nili, Hazaristan, from December 2008 to January 2014.