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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.  

Picking up the Pieces: how Bahara became a Social Health Counsellor

Cultural restrictions and four decades of war have stripped women of their freedom and rights, including the right to education and work outside home.  

Back to Policing

The on-the-job training of Afghan National Police Officers is a demand-driven initiative guided by MoIA leadership.  

Yasamin: Serving the Country as an Equal

Afghanistan is considered one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women, yet the country has 3,958 women police officers, a ratio of one police woman for every 3,537 women. Frequently…  

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”.  

Female Entrepreneurs Thrive with Modern Kits and Enhanced Skills

Professional development such as enhancing existing skills and learning new ones is vital for both businesses and individual entrepreneurs to thrive economically. Training in specific production…  

Greenhouse Brings Income and Hope to a Struggling Village Family

Water does not reach the hills of Nangarhar, where the ground is barren and stony and life is harsh. 48 years ago, in the small village of Kuz Metakhil, local farmer Sawri was born into a country on…  

UNDP Afghanistan Announces ‘Dedgah Zan’ Photo Competition Winners

To conclude the UN's annual “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence” campaign, United Nations in Afghanistan announced the winners of the ‘Dedgah Zan’ or ‘Through Her Eyes’ photo…  

Greenhouses: A Ray of Hope for Rural Livelihoods in Afghanistan

Poppy cultivation involves a highly labor-intensive process requiring entire families to work, causing not only physical, but mental fatigue. Despite the hard work, the harvest still does not earn…  

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…  

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