Networking is essential for Afghan women’s professional development. Evidence suggests that economic empowerment of women correlates with empowerment of women in the social, political and cultural spheres. The leadership of women in these spheres and their connectivity for collective action has the potential to affect wide-ranging changes for all women. Therefore, networking is considered a cross-cutting component that cuts across all the three pillars of this strategic framework. The strategic intent behind networking is to help advocate for women to be part of the national and local decision-making process, and to have voice in peace-building, democratic development, and women’s human rights.
The networking component will focus on:
TWC provides a support infrastructure for women’s integration in the national economy and national leadership through: