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I. Member of Parliament (MP)

Afghanistan

Afghanistan
Hon. Dr. Ubaidullah Kallamzai

Hon. Dr. Ubaidullah Kallamzai

Member of Parliament, Lower House
Hon. Dr. Kallamzai worked in USAID health branch for four years. He worked as head of central clinic commission for two years and also served as deputy of Botack Company for five years.

Hon. Mrs. Golalai Nur Safi

Hon. Dr. Golalai Nur Safi

Member of Parliament, Lower House
Hon. Dr. Safi is an eye physician in Noor hospital and coordinator of medical programs in medica mondiale organization. She is currently on her fifteenth term in the Lower House.
Hon. Dr. Safi graduated from the Crimea Medical University of Ukraine, where she trained as a doctor and specialized in gynaecology, in 2002. After the fall of the Taliban in 2001, Hon. Dr. Safi worked closely with medica mondiale, a German women’s organization working in Afghanistan, supporting victims of trauma. After 2002 Hon. Dr. Safi worked at a government hospital. Hon. Dr. Safi serves as one of eight women representatives on the High Peace Council. She is affiliated with Hezb-e-Muhaz Milli Islami Afghanistan.

Argentina

Argentina
Hon. Ms. Ana Carolina Gaillard

Hon. Ms. Ana Carolina Gaillard

Member of Parliament
Hon. Gaillard is a Member of Parliament from Argentina representing the province of Entre Rios. Her specialization include public health, human rights, education; tourism; and youth.
Hon. Gaillard was a director of the House of Entre Rios in Buenos Aires and reached the position of national deputy for Entre Rios after the election on October 27, 2013.
Among her most important achievements are: the implementation of the "Youth Program Close to Home" and "Entrerriano Youth Card," which provide multiple benefits for its carriers, including discounts on professionals and services for Entre Rios residents in the City of Buenos Aires. Additionally, the House of Entre Rios were able to create several jobs for the people of Entre Rios.

Australia

Australia
Hon. Dr. Andrew Southcott

Hon. Dr. Andrew Southcott

Member of Parliament
Hon. Dr. Andrew Southcott was first elected to represent the electorate of Boothby in 1996 and has represented this electorate continuously since then.
Hon. Dr. Southcott studied medicine at the University of Adelaide from 1985 – 1990. In 1989, Hon. Dr. Southcott became President of the Adelaide Medical Students Society and later that year worked as a volunteer at a hospital in Kwazulu/Natal in South Africa. On his return to Adelaide, Hon. Dr. Southcott completed his internship at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and completed basic surgical training there in 1992 and 1993. In 1994, he became a surgical registrar in vascular surgery at the Repatriation General Hospital and a surgical registrar at the Breast Cancer Unit at Flinders Medical Centre.
He is currently Chair of the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit; the Coalition Backbench Indigenous Affairs Committee; the Parliamentary Friendship Group for Rural and Remote Allied Health (Co-chair); and, the Australia/Vietnam Parliamentary Group.
Between 2007 and 2013, Hon. Dr. Southcott held a number of Shadow Ministerial portfolios including Shadow Minister for Employment Participation, Training and Sport; and the Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Health Services, Health and Wellbeing. From 2010 to 2013 Andrew was the Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Primary Healthcare.
Hon. Dr. Southcott is a member of the Global TB Caucus, and a founding member of the Asia Pacific TB Caucus and the Australian TB Caucus.

Hon. Dr. Ubaidullah Kallamzai

Hon. Dr. Sharman Stone

Member of Parliament, Liberal member of House of Representatives, Division of Murray, Victoria; Vice-Chairperson of AFPPD.
Hon. Dr. Stone was elected the Federal Member for Murray in 1996. She has been re-elected for six subsequent terms. Since 1998 the Hon. Dr. Stone has held numerous portfolios including as Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment and Heritage and for Finance and has been the Minister for Workforce Participation and Shadow Minister for the Status of Women and Early Childhood Education, Immigration and Citizenship, Environment, Heritage, the Arts and Indigenous Affairs. The Hon Dr Stone served on the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation from 1997 to 2000.
She is currently: Chair of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs; Chair of the Foreign Affairs and Aid Sub-committee of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade; Chair of the Coalition Policy Committee on Agriculture; Vice Chairperson of the Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development; Chair of the UN Parliamentary Group of Australia; Chair of the Australia Parliamentary Group on Population Development; Co-Chair and Founder of the Parliamentarians for the Prevention of FASD/FAS; Co-Chair of the Drug Law Reform Parliamentary Group; Co-Chair of Dying with Dignity Parliamentary Group; and Co-Chair of Parliamentarians for the Introduction of Medicinal Cannabis.
Before entering Federal Parliament, the Hon Dr Stone was the Manager of International Development for the University of Melbourne. Hon. Dr. Stone holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Anthropology, Monash University; Master of Arts in Sociology, La Trobe University; Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education, Melbourne University; and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Economics and Business, Monash University. Dr Stone has authored or co-written a number of books, including “Aborigines in White Australia”: A Documentary History of the Attitudes Affecting Official Policy and the Australian Aborigines 1697-1973 and has published numerous journal articles and papers on social policy, environmental and rural issues and water law.

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan
Hon. Dr. Malahat Ibrahimgizi

Hon. Dr. Malahat Ibrahimgizi

Member of Parliament
Hon. Dr. Ibrahimgizi was born in Kichik Mezre village in the Republic of Armenia. She graduated from the Paediatrics Department of the Azerbaijan State Medical Institute and the Law Department of the Baku State University, Georgia. Hon. Dr. Ibrahimgizi holds PhD in medical and historical sciences.
In 1982-1992 Hon. Dr. Ibrahimgizi worked as a paediatrician at the Children’s outpatient’s clinic in Baku. In 1992 she became the Chief physician in the same clinic. From 1998 to 2000 Hon. Dr. Ibrahimgizi became the first Deputy Chairperson of the State Committee on Women’s Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Hon. Dr. Ibrahimgizi has been a member of the Azerbaijan Parliament since 2000. Hon. Dr. Ibrahimgizi is a member of the political council of New Azerbaijan Party. She is a Member of the Amnesty Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Hon. Ibrahimgizi is a chairperson of the Parliament’s Vote’s Counting Commission and a member of the Standing Commission on Social Policy. She is the head of several inter-parliamentary working groups. Hon. Dr. Ibrahimgizi is a member of the Azerbaijan delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
Hon. Dr. Ibrahimgizi is one of the prominent leaders on gender issues in Azerbaijan. She is a Co-chair of the National Confederation of Azerbaijani Women and an honorary member of the Owner Women Council. In 2000, she founded the NGO Leader Women Social Union which focuses on equal rights and opportunities for women. Hon. Dr. Ibrahimgizi has authored six books on gender issues.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh
Hon. Ms. Mahabub Ara Begum Gini, MP

Hon. Ms. Mahabub Ara Begum Gini

Member of Parliament and Whip
Hon. Gini has been appointed as Whip in the 10th Jatiya Sangsad (Parliament). Hon. Gini was involved in many extra-curricular activities during her student life. She was the National Champion in Lawn Tennis in 1980. She represented Bangladesh in Athletics in the second SAF games in 1985. The national Gold Medalist in Athletics in 1987-1988 and a member of the first Bangladesh Women’s Cricket Team. Hon. Gini was sports secretary of Samsunnahar Hall, Dhaka University and sports secretary of Gaibandha Samity, Dhaka. Hon. Gini holds a M.S.S., a B.S.S. in Social Welfare, post-graduate diploma in Personal Management, and a B.A. in Physical Education.

Hon. Prof. Dr. AFM Ruhal Haque

Hon. Prof. Dr. AFM Ruhal Haque

Member of Parliament
Hon. Prof. Dr. Haque is former Minister of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. Hon. Dr. Haque is Chairman of the Standing Committee on Ministry of Science and Technology. He is also a Member of the Public Accounts Committee and the Standing Committee on Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. He is a medical doctor by profession. His education includes MBBS, FRCS, FICS, and FCPS. He was the Director of National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR), Dhaka. He was also the Chairman, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka.

Bhutan

Bhutan
Hon. Mr. Karma Dorji

Hon. Mr. Karma Dorji

Member of Parliament
Hon. Dorji is a Member of Parliament. Prior to the position, he experienced various tasks such as Cultural Guide, Executive of the Team Leader Customer Care, Business, Teacher, Manager in private firm, and also Volunteer works.

H.E. Mr. Jigme Zangpo

H.E. Mr. Jigme Zangpo

Speaker of Parliament
H.E. Zangpo has been Speaker of National Assembly since 2013. He was elected first in 2012 to represent Mongar Constituency. Prior to his political career, H.E. Zangpo served as Drangpon, High Court, Royal Court of Justice, Thimphu (2006-2010), Secretary General at the National Assembly (2003-2006). He was Deputy Project Director at the Department of Education, and served in the education sector as educator and administrator over 30 years. H.E. Zangpo holds a Master’s degree in Education, University of New Brunswick, Canada. He also obtained diplomas in Physical Education, Amravati, India, and Educational Planning and Administration, NIEPA, New Delhi, India.

Bolivia

Bolivia
Hon. Ms. Adriana Salvatierra

Hon. Ms. Adriana Salvatierra

Member of Parliament
Hon. Salvatierra is a political scientist. She is 26 years old and is the youngest senator of Bolivia. Joint marriage and the decriminalization of abortion are on her political agenda. She started political activities in the Youth Movement toward Socialism (MAS) at the age of sixteen.
Last year, Hon. Salvatierra served as a Secretary of Committee of Constitution, Legislation and Interpretation. This year, Hon. Salvatierra is the President of the Commission of Justice Plural in the Ministry of Legal Defense of the State.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Hon. Dr. Nermina Kapetanovic

Hon. Dr. Nermina Kapetanovic

Member of Parliament
Hon. Dr. Kapetanovic is a member of the Party of Democratic Action. Prior to this parliament term she was a member of the House of Representatives until 2010. Before becoming a parliamentarian Hon. Dr. Kapetanovic worked in Cantonal Hospital in the city of Zenica until 2003, and in Health Care Centre in Zenica from 1987 to 1990.
Hon. Dr. Kapetanovic is a Doctor of Medical Sciences, Specialist in Anesthesia and Reanimation. She completed postgraduate studies in Experimental Medicine from 1987 to 1990 in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sarajevo. In addition, from 2008 to 2010, she competed postgraduate studies in "Diplomacy in Contemporary World ", Faculty of Political Science, University of Sarajevo.

Botswana

Botswana
Hon. Mr. Fidelis Mmilili Macdonald Molao

Hon. Fedelis Molao

Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development
Hon. Molao has been an Assistant Minister of Education and Skills Development since 2015. Hon. Molao started his career as an English Teacher at Moeti CJSS in 2001 and later moved to Moeding College as a history teacher. In the same year he left the teaching career to join METSEF. In 2003, he left METSEF to join the Botswana Democratic Party as Deputy Executive Secretary, where he was responsible for general administration and various structures of BDP. He also served in various Party committees, including Secretary to the Party Disciplinary Committee, Council of Elders and the Party Electoral Board. At this time, he was staked with the coordination of all Party Congresses (National Congress, National Council, National Youth Wing Congress and the National Women’s Wing Congress) and planning and implementing of the Party’s educational programmes. In 2008, he joined Botswana National Sports Council (BNSC) as a Marketing and Communications Officer where he was responsible for all internal and external communications. In 2009, Hon. Molao joined Botswana National Youth Council as Executive Director, a position he held until he entered the Parliament.

Burundi

Burundi

Hon. Dr. Nermina Kapetanovic

Cambodia

Cambodia
Hon. Mrs. Lork Kheng

Hon. Mrs. Lork Kheng

Member of Commission on Human Rights Reception of Complaints, Investigation and National Assembly-Senate Relation.
Hon. Kheng is a champion of gender equality and women's empowerment in Cambodia. Prior to her involvement in Cambodian politics, she was a business owner shortly after the Pol Pot regime. She offered loans without interest to those from poor communities. In doing so, Hon. Kheng earned popularity and political support. From 1997 and 2008, Hon. Kheng was a Deputy Director of Cabinet for Samdech Chea Sim. In 2008, she ran as a candidate for the National Assembly Elections and she was elected as Member of the Parliament in Phnom Penh. In the 5th mandate NA Elections 2013, Her Excellency Kheng was re-elected for the Phnom Penh constituency. Alongside her role as parliamentarian, Hon. Kheng has been a member of the Cambodian Red Cross’ Phnom Penh Branch since 2003. She was previously Finance Director for the organization and is now Deputy Director.

Cameroon

Cameroon
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Hon. Ms. Marie Rose Nguini Effa

Member of Parliament
Hon. Marie Rose Nguini Effa is a member of the National Assembly in Cameroon, and Vice-Chair of the Social, Cultural and Familial Affairs Committee and Member of the Cameroon-France Friendship Group.
Hon. Marie Rose Nguini Effa is also a representative of her country in the Pan African Parliament where she chairs the Health, Labour and Social Affairs Committee. Active in the civil society and NGO community, she chairs the National Commission for the fight against HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis. She is the Honorary President of a Cameroon Red-Cross chapter and a founding member of the Association of Mefou and Akono Women for Development.