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Chinese burqas are outselling Afghan made burqas

The burqa business goes bust in Afghanistan, as the Chinese burqas have flooded Afghan markets. Chinese burqas come pre-embroidered, leaving only the cap and veil in the hands of Afghan seamstresses. This is a much simpler and cheaper process than

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The impact of high cost of weddings on Afghan boys and girls

Lailuma, a 40 year old woman teaching at a government school, is yet single. Many would knock on her door to ask for her hand when she was in 12th grade. “My parents did not find it necessary to marry

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Reminiscing the good old Afghanistan in 1960’s

In 1967, Dr. William Podlich took a two-year leave of absence from teaching at Arizona State University and began a stint with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) to teach in the Higher Teachers College in Kabul, Afghanistan,

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Reminiscing the good old Afghanistan in 1960's

In 1967, Dr. William Podlich took a two-year leave of absence from teaching at Arizona State University and began a stint with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) to teach in the Higher Teachers College in Kabul, Afghanistan,

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