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USAID AWARDS AFGHAN WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM

For Immediate Release Thursday, October 16, 2014 Kabul - Afghanistan: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Thursday announced the award of a major women’s empowerment program for Afghanistan. Promoting Gender Equity in National Priority Programs (“Promote”) seeks to advance opportunities for thousands ...

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USAID PROMOTE LAUNCHES JAWANA WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CURRICULUM

For Immediate Release Monday, July 27, 2015 Kabul, Afghanistan, July 27, 2015 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) PROMOTE program launched the Jawana women’s leadership skills course with a ceremony at the Geology Faculty of Kabul University. One hundred Afghan women, ...

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Afghanistan First Lady Celebrates First USAID Promote Graduates

For Immediate Release January 11, 2016 Kabul, Afghanistan —First Lady Rula Ghani gave the keynote graduation address today to more than 300 USAID Promote Women’s Leadership Development students at Amani High School. Mrs. Ghani delivered the commencement address to the first graduating class of ...

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Afghan Women to Use Technology to Stop Street Harassment

For Immediate Release March 10, 2016 Kabul, Afghanistan – As part of ongoing celebrations of Women’s History Month, USAID’s Promote Women in the Economy (WIE) program recognized three women who developed the best concepts for a mobile device application to help women confront street ...

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USAID Promote Women’s Leadership Development Participants Attended the TEDxKabul

For Immediate Release April 3, 2016 Kabul, Afghanistan — The 4th Annual TEDxKabul event took place on March 30th and 31st at Kabul University, with the speaker line-up including two participants from USAID’s Promote Women’s Leadership Development (WLD) program. Ms. Zohra Wandaa and Ms. ...

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Access to Higher Education to Unleash Potential in Afghan Women

For Immediate Release June 29, 2016 Kabul, Afghanistan – Today, the Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the U.S. Chargé d'Affaires Michael Raynor, Afghanistan’s Minister of Higher Education (MoHE) Dr. Farida Momand, Minister of Women’s Affairs H.E. Delbar Nazari, Minister ...

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MoLSAMD and USAID-Promote Team up to Offer Afghan Women Internship Opportunities

For Immediate Release August 9, 2016 Kabul, Afghanistan | August 9, 2016 – Today, by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has initiated a new partnerhsip with the Afghan Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and ...

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Ministry of Interior (MoI) and USAID-Promote Team up to Offer Afghan Women Training and Internship Opportunities

For Immediate Release September 25, 2016 Kabul, Afghanistan – Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Afghanistan’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) initiatied a partnership through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support President Ghani’s job stimulus initiative through ...

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USAID Celebrates Mobile App that Combats Street Harassment

For Immediate Release October 25, 2016 Kabul, Afghanistan – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MOLSAMD) celebrated the launch of a new mobile application that is designed to help Afghan ...

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