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March 16, 2017

Afghanistan’s first Anti-Harassment Law aims to protect women and girls. Approved by Afghanistan’s Lower House of Parliament in November 2016 and then by the Upper House in December, the law defines harassment in Afghan society and the penalties for harassing women and girls.

The official launch of Afghan Children Read (ACR) project.
March 5, 2017

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in close collaboration with the Afghanistan Ministry of Education (MoE) announced today the official launch of Afghan Children Read (ACR), a five year project in Early Grade Reading (EGR) for primary grades 1 to 3.

An Afghan trader pours juice samples for guests and buyers at the #Gulfood2017 in Dubai, February 27, 2017.
March 2, 2017

Twenty-four Afghan exporters of vegetables, fresh and dried fruits and nuts, saffron and juice showcased their products and signed major export deals at Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food and hospitality event, thanks to the USAID.

March 1, 2017

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Afghanistan, is seeking applications from qualified Afghan nationals interested in providing the Personal Service Contract (PSC) services for the Project Development Specialist (Database Management) FSN-10 position, as described in the attached solicitation.

February 21, 2017

In 2015, Afghanistan launched its first-ever nationwide effort to gather comprehensive demographic and health information of its citizens. The Demographic and Health Survey results provide new base-line data on key population and health indicators, such as fertility levels, marriage rates, awareness and use of family planning methods, breastfeeding practices, nutritional status of mothers and young children, childhood and maternal health and mortality, as well as information on social indicators such as domestic violence.

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