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480 Women Took Literacy Written Test to Join Afghan Police

Under the female police training, the project provides technical and financial assistance for training of 300 female police in Sivas, Turkey in 2021.  

Norgul Health Center Expands with a Midwife and Female Doctor in Kunar Province

Norgul Health Center is located in the Norgul District of Kunar Province, approximately 200 km east of Kabul in an area currently under control of armed groups.  

Launch of UNDP Country Note V: A UNDP Country Report that analyses the current fiscal and macroeconomic picture of Afghanistan post Geneva Conference

Media coverage on the UNDP Afghanistan's latestm Country Report titled "Achieving Afghanistan’s Long-term Goals amid Short-term Adversities”.  

Women’s Education and Empowerment Cannot be Put on Hold for the Pandemic

Mezhgan, a 25 year-old Afghan woman is a courageous person, and a star athlete, with a place on the Afghanistan women's national volleyball team. Today, together with 30 other young Afghan women, she…  

Fighting Corruption through Investigative Reporting

UNDP Afghanistan, in partnership with Pajhwok Afghan News, recently conducted a three-day training in investigative journalism for 21 Afghan journalists (including 6 female participants) through its…  

European Union Funded Education Grants for Afghan Women to Study in Uzbekistan

The European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan, announce the…  

Advocating for a Change in Afghanistan Through Education

Having survived a long journey of struggles and hard work, UN Volunteer Asma Halimi is enthusiastic to be contributing to the development of Afghanistan. She is a passionate advocate for women in her…  

EU and UNDP Launch New Round of Education Grants for Afghan Women

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced the launch of the 2020 application process for education grants for Afghan women to study in Kazakhstan.  

Advancing Knowledge: 25 Masters Students in Education and Law Enforcement Graduate

UNDP Afghanistan, together with the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) and the Ministry of Interior Affairs (MOIA) held the graduation ceremony of its Master of Arts in Education and Law…  

A Dream Come True

Suhaila Qadery, 24, had a lifelong dream of studying in a top university in the west and getting a high-quality education. But as a young woman in Afghanistan, it was never going to be easy. In…  

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