Restrictions on women’s employment could cost Afghan economy $1bln: SIGAR

by Aamaj News

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) citing the United Nations Development Programme findings said that restrictions on women’s employment could cost Afghan economy $1 billion.

“Women made up over 20% of Afghanistan’s workforce before Taliban takeover, including thousands employed as teachers, health professionals, journalists, media presenters, civil-society representatives, judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys and entrepreneurs,” SIGAR reported.

SIGAR added that restrictions of women would lead to 5% drop of Afghansitan’s gross domestic product (GDP).

Taliban imposed restrictions on women after their domination, the women who are the breadwinner of their families are facing hardships.

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