Afghan Women's Network

Afghan Women's Network

Job Details
Vacancy Number 67 Start Date 04/06/2017
Expiration Date 04/15/2017 Position Internship- Young women Leadership program
Location Kabul Contract Duration 5 Month Internship+5 month practical work
Nationality Afghan No Of Jobs 15
Gender Female Shift day
Education University Degree/ Postgraduate Experience --
Organization Name AWN

Job Description:

1. Women, Peace and Security
2. Women’s Leadership and Political Participation
3. Social and Legal Protection for women

Job Requirements:

AWN as a pioneer and leading women’s network in Afghanistan has initiated a pilot project in Kabul called ‘Young Women’s Leadership Program’.  The aim of the programme is to recruit promising young women who will be trained on a variety of issues, including leadership skills, political and civil engagement, peace processes, gender concepts, women’s rights laws and policies amongst others. It is a ten months training programme for fifteen female participants that intends to establish a sustainable resources for advancing gender equality in Afghanistan. This initiative runs for 10 months each year in 2 cohorts. Each cohort has 15 female participants who have been selected through a competitive process. Each cohort is divided into two sections. The first 5 months is dedicated to trainings which are held on an average of five days per week. On successful completion of the training cycles, the participants are placed for Internships in AWN, AWN partner organizations and gender units in Ministries, where possible, for a period of 5 months.  The interns are mentored on a regular basis by AWN. The first and second year of this project was completed successfully. This workshop delivers in participatory approaches by using of different methodology made participants of the programme to actively involve and share their experience with each other. And this programme is holding once a year and trains fifteen young women leaders and offers them to the community to fend for women’s rights.
Most of the training activities are being done through diverse methods. For instance; demonstrations, group discussions, role play, debates, case study, videos and power points. And for successful implementation of the workshop objectives both pre and post assessment training questionnaires have been developing in order to find out the gaps, progress, confusions and participants crucial needs and requirement for the better implementation for the future trainings, because it may help the trainer to understand the prior knowledge, experience and learning expectation of her participants. At the end of each training day trainer practices a daily exercise to discuss what has gone well, what missing parts of the training can be improved and discussed in the next day and what needs to be done for the next day trainings. Our interactive five months workshop has been designed specifically to meet upon the needs of Afghan community. During the last two years 25 young women trainees learned things that they did not know them before. Now, they have the ability, skills and courage of appearing in the round table discussions, TV debates, meeting at national and international level and presenting Afghan Women thoughts. Additionally, now they have the capacity to understand the essential requirement of Afghan women and do better lobby and advocacy accordingly.

At the end of the stipend stage the YWLP members assigned for the five months internship period to the member organisations as follow;  Afghan Women’s Skills Development Centre (AWSDC), Afghan Women’s Rights Organisation (AWRO), Afghan Women’s Education Centre(AWEC), Medica Afghanistan, Modern Organisation for development of Education (MODE), Empowerment Centre for women (ECW), Women and Children legal Research Foundation (WCLRF), Parnian Training Centre and Rehabilitation Organisation (PTCRO), and Legal and Cultural Service for Afghan Women & Children (LCSAWC). For this purpose, we are looking forward to train another ten promising, committed, and interested young women in the second round of the training


Submission Guideline:

If you think that you are committed, promising and interested young women, and feel satisfy with these requirements, please fill the application available at the link:  and send to by April 15, 2017. Or hard copies to the AWN main office located, at Kart-e-Parwan Square, behind Naderya high school line 2 house # 22


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