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Handicraft market for Afghan women inaugurated in Helmand

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Handicraft market for Afghan women inaugurated in Helmand

afghan women handicraftsA handicraft market for women has been opened in southern Helmand province.

Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Deputy Governor Ahmad Masood Bakhtawar said the market was constructed at a cost of USD 466,000 with financial collaboration from the Department of Counter-narcotics.

The market allows skilled Afghan women to sell their handicrafts in a friendly environment and serves as a good source of livelihood.

Having 16 shops, a park and other facilities, the market is put under the control of the Women’s Affairs.

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