Afghanistan

USAID’s largest programme for Afghan Women falls short – SIGAR report

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has revealed that USAID’s (U.S. Agency for International Development) biggest program for Afghan women has failed in achieving its goals. The report claims that USAID has spent roughly $90 million over three years on a program intended to help tens of thousands of Afghan women to either enter or progress in the country’s workforce. However, the programme has roughly helped between 0 to 60 women since 2015. Below is a summary of SIGAR’s key findings:

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