Afghan Biographies

Tarin, Rana Tareen Mrs.


Name Tarin, Rana Tareen Mrs.
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1971
Function/Grade Meshrano Jirga Member 2011 MP MNA Kandahar appointed
History and Biodata

Rona Tareen
Mobile: 0708237870 and 0700306177

2. Previous Functions:
Candidate Wolesi Jirga Election 2005 (not elected)
Candidate Wolesi Jirga Election 2010 (not elected)
Kandahar Women's Affairs Director (KWAD) (2007-2010)

3. Biodata:
tarin_ranaRana Tarin Ranna Rona Tareen, daughter of Haji Fida Mohammad, was born 1971 in Dand District, Kandahar Province. Tarin did her Baccalaureate in Kandahar. She was a well-known women’s rights activist and had decided to leave Kandahar in May 2010 and run for parliament in Kabul. (She said she quitted as she was frightened because Kandahar has lost a lot of its brave women over the past few years: Sitara Achakzai [provincial council member killed in April 2009], Malalai Kakar [top female police officer killed in September 2008] and Safia Amajan [head of women’s affairs department killed in September 2006.)

Tareen is a member of the Religious Affairs, Highre Education, Education, Cultural and Scientific Researches Affairs Commission.

She is married.

Last Modified 2012-02-27
Established 2010-12-02