Home / Latest / U.S. launches a new mechanism to support Afghan women

U.S. launches a new mechanism to support Afghan women


Kabul: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken launched the Alliance for Afghan Women’s Economic Resilience (AWER) on Tuesday while in New York attending the United Nations General Assembly.

The US State Department has announced that a new plan has been prepared to strengthen the economic and working power of Afghan women, and this plan will be implemented in cooperation with Boston University.

Anthony Blinken; The US foreign minister also said that the aim of this project is to strengthen the entrepreneurship and employment capacity of women in Afghanistan and other countries.

Meanwhile, Rina Amiri; The US special representative for Afghan women said in a tweet last night: Based on this plan, the private sector is going to help Afghan women in the field of entrepreneurship and employment.

According to the statement, Blinken noted Deloitte’s commitment to work with the Alliance’s first member Pod in

One of the first steps of this plan is mentoring 2,000 Afghan women under MWMA as an example of how AWER aims to foster economic opportunity for Afghan women and girls.

In his remarks, Blinken highlighted the first initiative of one Million Women Mentors Initiative for Afghan Women and Girls (MWMA), which aims to accelerate private sector and civil society commitments to mentor one million women and girls over the next five years with the help of the private sector and civil institutions.

About admin

Check Also

UN edging closer to recognizing gender apartheid in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL – In a significant move to support human rights, the United Nations …