Achieved Date
1845days in power
number of days to accomplish
Appoint four women in the cabinet of the National Unity Government
Human Rights
Thursday, 13 August 2015
Last Updated on Sunday, 29 November 2015
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Promise Background
One of the points agreed by President Ashraf Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah to form the National Unity Government (NUG) was to allocate four seats for women in the NUG cabinet.

Indicators to Measure Progress
  • 1. At least four women candidates nominated for cabinet positions within the NUG
  • 2. Four women appointed as cabinet members of the NUG

April 2015: The National Unity Government was able to appoint 4 women into its cabinet to lead the following ministries:

1. Ministry of Women’s Affairs- Dilbar Nazari

2. Ministry of Counter-Narcotics- Salamat Azimi

3. Ministry of Higher Education- Farida Momand

4. Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and the Disabled- Nasrin Oryakhail


Status Updated By: Tolo News                                                                                                 

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