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Mission Impossible: Nazia and Her Dreams

“Who would marry a short girl like her? Look at her legs. Why did you come, it’s better you stayed at home.” This is what Nazia, who was born with a disability, hears from people whenever she goes…  


Another Chance at Life for Matiullah

Matiullah was two and a half years old, lying in her mother’s arms, when the rocket hit. Accompanied by a deafening blast, the ceiling collapsed on them in a shower of wood and earth. They could see…  


New Batch of Female Officers Join the Ranks of Afghan Police after Graduating from Training in Turkey

One of the biggest challenges of building a career is finding the experience in the workplace to make yourself an attractive candidate for a job. It is especially difficult if you are a young woman in…  


Projects with Multiple Effects: Newly Inaugurated Service Delivery and Revenue Generation

On 12 March 2019, the Deputy Minister for Municipalities, Mr. Abdul Baqi Popal, and the Provincial Governor of Kapisa, Mr Abdul Latif Murad inaugurated four Service delivery projects: Mobile Citizen…  


Shaking Things Up

On 7th March 2019, The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) of Afghanistan and UNDP jointly celebrated International Women’s Day 2019 with a National Conference studying the status of women in Afghanistan.  


Inauguration of Kunduz Citizen Service Center, Mobile CSC and Road Paving Project

The Municipality inaugurated a women-friendly citizen service centre, mobile citizen service centre and Ibrahimkhail road-paving service delivery project.  


Using Tech to Combat Corruption in Afghanistan

In partnership with Blockchain Learning Group, a Canadian-based Blockchain company that provides education and acceleration programs globally, UNDP Afghanistan brought together over 100 technology…  


Basic Rural and Productive Infrastructures in Tajik- Afghan Cross-border Area

Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) through its Livelihood Improvement in Tajik- Afghan Cross-border Area (LITACA-ll) is delighted to announce the award of 45 projects to the CDCs…  


A Success that Crosses Boundaries

A cross-border trade fair involving 45 entrepreneurs from Tajikistan and Afghanistan was held in October, and was a resounding success.  


National Volunteer Database Launched

This year, UNDP, along with UN Volunteers, working together as part of the One UN framework, launched the first ever online volunteer database in Afghanistan.  

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