Category Archives : 1000.Tajikistan


VILOYAT MIRZOYEVA ( Tajikistan)

“In my life I try to follow the commandments of Mother Teresa: Despite everything, always do good to people.” Viloyat Mirzoyeva (born 1952) heads the Women in Development Bureau and the NGO Gender and Development, both of which promote equal rights for women in society. She trains leaders of governmental and non-governmental women’s organizations. As […]

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BIHODJAL RAHIMOVA (Tajikistan)

“My dream is to strengthen peace in my country forever, to make the life of women and children free of violence, to help my people surmount this transition period, and survive the economic crisis.” Bihojal Rahimova (born 1941) is a national adviser of the Unifem Project “Rights for the Land and Economic Safety of Rural […]

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FATIMAKHON AHMEDOVA (Tajikistan)

“I do not want to belong to those who become disappointed in ideas of democracy, humanity and justice. I believe that sometimes the saddest event in one’s life can stimulate one to improve oneself.” Fatimakhon Ahmedova received a B.S. in sociology and linguistics and an M.S. in international human rights law. She completed courses in […]