Women's Empowerment


Afghanistan’s first female Provincial Council Chair in Bamyan province, Tayeba Khawary, in her office. Photo: UNDP Afghanistan / 2015
  • Enhancing Gender Equality and Mainstreaming in Afghanistan (EGEMA)

    Enhancing Gender Equality and Mainstreaming in Afghanistan (EGEMA) project provides technical assistance to the Ministry of Women Affairs (MoWA) to build its capacity and advance gender mainstreaming in government policy and planning process, coordinate and monitor implementation of National Action plan of Women, and take stronger role in women economic empowerment, behavioral socio-cultural changes toward gender equality, as well as creating a cadre of nationally educated gender experts that are ready to be employed in public and private sectors.