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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.  


Revamped Law and Order Trust Fund Aims to Support Entire Afghan Rule of Law Sector

The new LOTFA will cover the entire justice sector in Afghanistan, including police, courts and corrections, creating more opportunities for synergies and cross-cutting approaches. It will provide the…  


Nilab’s Unwavering Spirit: Volunteering for Change

Imagine a situation where just going to school puts your life at risk. Under Taliban rule in Afghanistan, this was the situation for Nilab Aria and many others. In second grade, she had to be…  


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