Workplace Obstacles for Women in Government in Afghanistan: Analysis and Recommendations.

Project Report | September 22, 2018

This 2018 report identifies key barriers to women’s participation in the Afghan civil service and demonstrates the progress of government institutions over time as they have realized their commitment to gender empowerment and equity.

The USAID Promote: Women in Government (WIG) project is pleased to present the Workplace Obstacles: Analysis and Recommendations (WOAR) follow-up report. This report is the culmination of three years of research, analysis, and collaboration with the Afghan government. The report that follows not only identifies the key barriers to women’s participation in the Afghan civil service, but also demonstrates the progress of government institutions over time as they have realized their commitment to gender empowerment and equity. Based on this analysis, the report provides timely and culturally appropriate recommendations to the Afghan government, based on lessons learned and best practices from top-performing ministries and independent agencies.