Anisa Rasooli

Anisa Rasooli (born 1969) is an Afghanistani judge.[1]


She was born in Parwan Province and graduated from Kabul University.[2]

In 2018, she became the first female to sit on the Supreme Court of Afghanistan.[3][4][5]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Sedra, Mark (2016-11-03). Security Sector Reform in Conflict-Affected Countries: The Evolution of a Model. Routledge. ISBN 9781317390800.
  2. ^ "Women Judges in Afghanistan: An Interview with Anisa Rasooli". CMI - Chr. Michelsen Institute. Retrieved 2021-10-05.
  3. ^ Institute, George W. Bush (2017-03-07). We Are Afghan Women: Voices of Hope. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 9781501120510.
  4. ^ "Historic bid to become Afghanistan's first female justice falls 9 votes short". Washington Post. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  5. ^ "In the words of Justice Anisa Rasooli: "Not all women in Afghanistan are women in blue burqas begging…we can be the best engineers, doctors, judges, teachers"". UN Women. Retrieved 2019-07-22.