Investing in Afghanistan’s Women and Girls

Author(s): 
Tara Noronha
Organization/Affiliation(s): 
Mercy Corps
Resource Type: 
Publication Date: 
Oct, 2014

This report presents a background and recent successes of Mercy Corps' INVEST Program in Afghanistan. In the Helmand province of Afghanistan, education and employment opportunities for women are rare. The INVEST Program seeks to increase market-driven knowledge and skills for youth in Helmand.

Topic: 
Gender
Regions: 
Middle East & North Africa
Tags: 
Financial Literacy/Education
Unemployment
Women