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Khost organizes women’s handicraft exhibition

Khost organizes women’s handicraft exhibition

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Aug 25, 2019 - 15:45

KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The Womeninfo-icon Affairs Department has organized a women’s handicraft exhibition in southeastern Khost province to find market for their products.

Kamila Akbari, women’s rights advocate, said handicrafts were women’s best source of income.

She believed organizing handicraft exhibitions could help explore market for women’s made handicraft items.

Women Affairs Director Shafaie Noorzai said the purpose of the exhibition was to promote women’s handicraft products and improve their livelihood.

She said the event would encourage other women to get involved in making handicrafts to support their families economically.

“The orgnaisation of exhibitions is the first step to spread awareness among people. We have invited heads of some institutions so they include promotion of women handicrafts in their projects,” she said.

Shafeia said the government was paying more attention to improving the lives of women and the Khost Women Affairs Department was committed to organizing different programs for the improvement of women lives in the province.

Nh/ma

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