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Achieved Date
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number of days to accomplish
Appoint a female Supreme Court Judge
In Progress
Human Rights
Thursday, 13 August 2015
Last Updated on Sunday, 29 November 2015
Written by TOLOnews.com
Promise Background
During his election campaign, President Ghani promised to appoint a female Supreme Court Judge to specifically handle women's cases. This pledge was also repeated during the President's discussions with foreign dignitaries.

Indicators to Measure Progress
  • 1. Nomination and review of potential female Supreme Court Candidates
  • 2. Appointment of female Supreme Court Judge

July 8: The Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament) rejected Anisa Rassouli as a member of the Supreme Court's High Council. Ms.  Rassouli got 88 votes in her favor, but required 94 votes to get approved as a senior judge in the Supreme Court.

Status Updated By: Tolo News

June 14: Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani introduced Anisa Rassouli as a nominee for the new High Council Member of the Supreme Court. Ms. Rassouli graduated from the Law and Political Science Faculty of Kabul University has been the head of the Afghan Women Judges Association and currently heads the Juvenile Appeals Court.

Status Updated By: Tolo News