Chemonics Promote: Women in Government

Background: The Promote: Women in Government project based in Kabul, Afghanistan is a joint commitment by the U.S. and Afghan governments to empower 75,000 women between the ages of 18 and 30 and help ensure these women are included among a new generation of Afghan political, business, and civil society leaders. Promote: Women in Government is one of several components under the Promote Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract and will facilitate women's entry into decision-making roles in government service, encourage policy reform within the government of Afghanistan at both the national and regional levels, increase support for women in government, and establish an internship program for female students interested in working within government ministries.