Friday, 1 July 2016

Statistics on the presence of women in the institutions of Afghanistan

33% of teachers in Afghanistan are women, and 240 Afghan females are serving as judges. 3,5 million Afghan girls are attending schools/Madrassas across the country. Based on figures from the Ministry of Education of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, there are currently 8,5 million students in Afghanistan, 170,000 teachers and 16,000 schools. The Education Ministry’s staff is over 90,000, of which about 30% are women. In the Afghan capital Kabul, 80% of the teachers are women. Over 3300 women are serving in police and security forces. There are nearly 4000 Afghan female doctors and about 800 private companies managed by women. Hundreds of Afghan female athletes have participated in various international and national competitions. At local governments, over 30% of departments are led by females. 85 Afghan women are members of the Afghan Parliament. Afghan women form about 22% of Afghanistan’s public service employees.

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