Out of jobs, into poverty: The Impact of the ban on Afghan Women working in NGOs

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This brief analyses the impact of the directive issued by the Taliban in December 2022, banning women from working in International and National Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). The brief focuses primarily on the immediate repercussions of the ban on humanitarian assistance, as well as the implications for the economy and women’s empowerment.


Jan 2023, UN WOMEN, https://www.unwomen.org/sites/default/files/2023-01/Gender-alert-3-Out-of-jobs-into-poverty-Afghanistan-en.pdf