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National Summit of Afghan Businesswomen held in Kabul

A national summit of Afghan businesswomen has been launched in Kabul with support from USAID’s Promote: Women in the Economy (WIE) project, in close cooperation of the Office of the Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The summit

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Civil service job fair held for Afghan Women

The United States Agency for International Development Mission in Afghanistan (USAID) and the Government of Afghanistan are working together to help with the issue unemployment for Afghan women, which continues to be a challenge. USAID’s Promote: Women in Government project

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Afghan government and USAID team up to enhance workplace skills of women

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Afghanistan’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) initiatied a partnership through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support President Ghani’s job stimulus initiative through three USAID/Promote programs. The programs, Women

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USAID, Afghan government team up to offer Afghan women internship opportunities

The United States Agencey for International Development (USAID) has partnered up with the Afghan government to support President Ghani’s job stimulus initiative through the Promote-Women in Economy (WIE) program and Promote-Women in Government (WIG). The two programs will place young

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Access to higher education to unleash potential in Afghan women

The Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Michael Raynor, Afghanistan’s Minister of Higher Education (MoHE) Dr. Farida Momand, Minister of Women’s Affairs H.E. Delbar Nazari, Minister of Labor, Social Affairs,  Martyrs & Disabled H.E.

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Promote’s Women’s Leadership Development Program sends Female Athletes to Japan

Twenty female football players left Afghanistan on Sept. 14 for a nine-day trip to Hiroshima, Japan. The women are members of the Afghanistan Women’s Football team and will participate in the Hiroshima Leadership and Communication Training Program. The United Nations

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USAID provides USD 38mn for Afghan women capacity building

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing USD 38mn to fund a 5-year capacity building program for Afghan women. An agreement to that effect was signed between the USAId and the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Services

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USAID launches leadership skills course for Afghan women

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) PROMOTE program launched the Jawana women’s leadership skills course with a ceremony at the Geology Faculty of Kabul University. The young women, who have either a high school diploma, vocational school or university

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First USAID Promote scholarships awarded

A group of young Afghan women was selected as the inaugural recipients of the USAID-funded Promote Scholarships program. Five women already studying at the American University of Afghanistan and eight women who will travel to the American University of Central

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