U.S. spent $90 million finding jobs for 55 Afghan women

A federal program has spent about $90 million over three years on a program to find Afghan women jobs, ultimately placing only 55 women with employers.

That amounts to about $1.6 million per job, the Washington Free Beacon reported.

The program is part of a plan to “promote gender equality” in the Middle East nation.

“The United States Agency for International Development program promised to ’empower 75,000 women’ but so far has shown little progress, according to a new report released by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR),” the Free Beacon reported.

“It is unclear whether the agency can deliver the opportunities [READ MORE HERE]

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