Job opportunity: UN looking for someone to advance 'gender equality' in Afghanistan city controlled by the Taliban

Aug 17th

If you're a go-getter and a self-starter who likes a challenge in the workplace, the United Nations has a great job opportunity in a dynamic and rapidly changing Middle Eastern country:

UN Women is dedicated to advancing gender equality and women's empowerment in Afghanistan. Staff and consultants of the Afghanistan Country Office (ACO) are expected to contribute to a professional working environment in which the strengthening of national capacities and human potential is prioritized.

The applicant surely has their work cut out for them! Among the key indicators of success in this position is the "facilitation of [a] donor gender working group"; applicants, meanwhile, should possess "awareness and sensitivity regarding gender issues."

Oddly enough, the Taliban itself has a pronounced "sensitivity" regarding "gender issues," so the worker should fit right in.

Prospective employees, meanwhile, should always be prepared to ask insightful questions during the interview process:

Be sure to inquire about a signing bonus! Ask if they offer vouchers for outbound flights!


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