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Remembering Dr. Suhaila Siddiqi

An Icon that has marked women’s history in Afghanistan The Woman Who Defied Traditional Gender Roles and Stood up to the Taliban Dr. Sohilala Siddiqi, one of Afghanistan’s most respected surgeons and the country’s first female minister of health, died on December 4th, 2020, at the age of 72. Siddiqi was Afghanistan’s only female lieutenant...