GREAT NEWS for women's equality in Afghanistan:
We've launched a USD 30 million project to empower women in the country!
Minister of Women's Affairs Hussn Banu Ghazanfar and Ms. Rebeca Grynspan, UN Under-Secretary General and Associate Administrator of UNDP.
Renewing commitments for Afghanistan’s sustainable development | Rebeca Grynspan
The international community and the Government of Afghanistan have just agreed on how to engage further in Afghanistan. This was a crucial outcome at a conference I recently took part in, gathering representatives from over 70 countries, civil society and international organizations in Tokyo on 8 July.
International Mother Earth Day on 22 April 2012
UNDP Afghanistan partnered with the Institut Francais Afghanistan, IFA (French Institute of Afghanistan) on International Mother Earth Day on 22 April 2012 to screen the One Day on Earth feature film
Community voices in Action:
Children at Aliceghan help fill containers with water for their parents. Obtaining a permanent water supply has long been a problem arising from a land dispute between the Government and a neighbouring community.
UNDP trains teachers and students on women’s rights in Islam
Schoolgirls in Faizabad, Badakhshan present a role play depicting girls’ right to education
Community voices in Action:
Pacha Gull, leader of the Community Development Council for the Aliceghan resettlement project, outlines the concerns of residents to Government leaders and officials, international partners and traditional elders.
Promoting South-South Cooperation to Bring Energy to Afghanistan’s Rural Areas
A microhydropower plant provides electricity to this business owner in Panjshir province. The majority of people in Afghanistan have no access to electricity at all. Photo by MRRD/Heidi Carruba.
Empowering Women Through Employment
Says Zargul, 40, “I am a housewife and my husband is a worker but we are a poor family. Thanks to UNDP support and my work in the greenhouse, I earn around 4,000 Afs per month ().”
Forums Provide Opportunities for the Public to Hold Government Officials Accountable in Herat
Forum participant poses a question to the Herat Directorate of Education.
Thousands In Rural Afghanistan Hook Up To Power
UNDP is integrating ICT learning into youth development initiatives
Samira, in her early 20s (pictured, second from left, who works in the Ministry of Interior, had never had a chance to take a similar course before. She’s developed her IT and English skills so much that now, she says, “I train a group of employees in the Ministry.”
Street Art captures Child's Eye View of Police In Afghanistan
A section of the audience at Police Perception Survey Launch event in Kabul
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