Women In Afghanistan

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Background Afghanistan has been one of the most unbalanced countries in the world regarding inequality between the two genders in the society. For quite some time, the women in Afghanistan have been dependent on their husbands as the breadwinners in their families. However, the setup has changed over the last couple of years where measures have been taken to empower women and ultimately make them independent of their respective families. Over the past two decades, the process of disintegration of not only the communities but also the families has made thousands of the Afghan women live in isolation and extreme poverty. The women in this country have not been in a position to access adequate education nor efficient training to enable them be…show more content…
The women have realized the crucial role that they need to play in the development of the economy of their country. They have also noticed how important it will be on their side to be self-reliant and not to be too independent of their husbands. Following the introduction of the policy, there are several households in the country that are headed by women. Women have also struggled with their new found sense of independent to participate in the process of rebuilding peace and security in their beloved country. Following the introduction of the provision of the micro-financing loans to the women, more economic development have been recorded in the country. The business activities that are performed by the women of Afghanistan have led to the economic development of the country. It has led to the process of eradicating poverty in the country. It is through the businesses operated by the women that they are in a position to provide for some of the basic needs that are required by their families. The families are in a position to access the vital needs that are required to enable them to grow healthier than in the…show more content…
The micro-financing institutions offer the relevant financial advice that are required to make the women successful in the businesses that they intend to start with the loan that they have received. The involvement of women in the commercial development of the country has brought a new sense of thinking in terms of ideas regarding the economic development of the country. It is evident in the creativity and hard work that is exhibited by the women after numerous years of neglect. Women of Afghanistan now feel appreciated and are ready to participate fully in the process of rebuilding their
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