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Remarks of the First Lady of Afghanistan at the Promote Commencement

Women’s Leadership Development Kabul, January 11, 2016 In the Name of God the Merciful the CompassionateDistinguished Members of the AudienceYoung graduates of the Women’s Leadership DevelopmentI come to you in PeaceMy dear girls,Today, we are all gathered here to mark the completion of your participation in ...

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Lida Hedayat on behalf of USAID Mission Director Herbie Smith Remarks for First Promote Graduation

January 11, 201613:00 p.m. at Amani High School Control Officer: DOC/USAID – Abdul Aziz Karimi, ext.3581, cell: 0702-626-203Delivery: Deliver remarks from a podium in front of Promote in three languages banner in high school auditoriumPress: Local and international press have been invited. It ...

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USAID Promote Marks the First Graduation of Emerging Afghan Women Leaders

More than 300 young Afghan women gathered on January 11 for the first ever graduation of the Promote Women’s Leadership Development Jawana program. It was an occasion of joy for the emerging Afghan women leaders and one of hope for Afghanistan. The ceremony — which ...

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A Father and Male Champion for Women Contributing to Building Prosperous Societies

It is rare in Afghanistan to see a father and daughter standing together in front of an audience to speak. Even bolder is when they jointly tell the world about their belief in education, women’s rights and the necessity of both in a country that ...

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