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Joint State-Treasury Statement: The Afghan Fund

The United States, through the Department of the Treasury and the Department of State, and in coordination with international partners including the government of Switzerland and Afghan economic experts, today announced the establishment of a fund to benefit the people of Afghanistan, or the “Afghan Fund.” The United States remains committed to supporting the people ...
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UNITED STATES ANNOUNCES $30 MILLION COMMITMENT TO ADVANCE WOMEN AND GIRLS’ RIGHTS IN AFGHANISTAN

Today, the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced a $30 million commitment to support gender equality and women’s empowerment in Afghanistan. This funding will be programmed through the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women). The “Enabling Essential Services for Afghan Women and Girls” ...
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