Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Wednesday, May 03, 2006

BBC on Afghan women in business

A Kabul soccer ball factory is one example of Afghan women entrepreneurship: all 60 employees are women. Although many Afghan families still prevent wives and daughters from leaving home unescorted, BBC reports that "more and more Afghan women have gone back to work.

According to the story:

"We want to show the world that Afghan women can achieve something," explained Aziza Mohmad, whose charity Humanitarian Assistance for Women is behind the football factory.

To read the full story, click here.


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