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Meeting held with UN-Women

LEAD executive team along with Board Members had a meeting with Harjot Kaur, Program Development Consultant of the Political and Economic Empowerment Pillar of UN-Women. LEAD’s team introduced LEAD and sees the possible ways where LEAD and UN-Women could work under one umbrella. Since, the plan for economic empowerment is yet a draft, Ms. Kaur asked LEADs suggestions to be considered in their draft plan in order to better support and empower women’s economic growth.  LEAD, team advised them on long term programs and training for women.  In order to better empower Afghan women businesses UN-Women should provide long term financial and business plan writing trainings for these women, not less than six months.