Tolo News: According to the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled, two million Afghans are unemployed in the country. At least 24 percent of qualified Afghans are job seekers across the country, the labor minister Faizullah Zaki said, stressing the need to create an effective solution to overcome unemployment in Afghanistan. Click here to read
Al Jazeera: Unemployment stands at more than 40 percent, and most young people do not have an education. Those that do, find jobs in other countries. However, the president’s plan poses new dangers. Al Jazeera’s Tony Birtley reports from Kabul.
VOA News March 4, 2018 WASHINGTON, GHAZNI, AFGHANISTAN — Provincial officials in eastern Nangarhar province expressed concerns over the dozens of youths in the province recruited by Islamic State (IS). “I have received reports from districts that unemployment, poverty and IS recruiting efforts have led to youths joining the terror group’s ranks,” Matiullah Ahmadzai, director of
IWPR: Although 25-year-old Nazia has a university degree and is desperate to find work, she spends her days at home raising chickens and tending cattle. The mother-of-three, who lives in the village of Taqi Shah in Logar’s Pul-e Alam district, said that after completing her high school education in Afghanistan she went on to graduate in