Despite significant improvements in education over the last decade, still only 32% of adolescent girls in Afghanistan can read or write. Afghanaid is working to change this.
Over the past few months, we have hosted a series of conferences and workshops in different areas around Kabul province to raise awareness of women’s rights within the context of Islam and campaign for a greater respect for women's rights within the local communities.
Tajwar (centre) is a hardworking mum from Fayzabad in Badakhshan. She used to spend her days in the home, but since receiving training and enterprise development support from Afghanaid, her life has been changed forever.