Afghanistan

Afghan citizens defied security threats and turned out in millions to vote in 2014’s highly anticipated elections, leading to the country’s first democratic transition from one elected president to another. We support Afghan citizens to create a stable, functioning society, focusing on strengthening key executive branch agencies; and support programs in civic education, women’s empowerment, education, Islam and development, and free and fair elections.

 

Afghanistan in 2016: A Survey of the Afghan People

The 2016 Survey of the Afghan People polled 12,658 Afghan respondents from 16 ethnic groups across all 34 provinces, including insecure and physically challenging environments. The annual survey is the longest-running and broadest nationwide survey of Afghan attitudes and opinions. Since 2004, the Survey has gathered the opinions of more than 87,000 Afghan men and women, providing a unique longitudinal portrait of evolving public perceptions of security, the economy, governance and government services, elections, media, women’s issues, and migration.

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