Saturday, September 15, 2018
USAID Spends $89.7 Million Finding Jobs for 55 Afghan Women
A federal government program to promote gender equality in Afghanistan and help women find employment is costing taxpayers over $200 million but has only found jobs for 55 women.
The United States Agency for International Development program promised to "empower 75,000 women" but so far has shown little progress, according to a new report released by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR).
"It is unclear whether the agency can deliver the opportunities it promised the women of Afghanistan," the inspector general said.
at 9/15/2018 12:00:00 PM