Women who showcased their goods are urging Afghans to buy domestic goods as a way to promote women's handicrafts, protect their rights and stimulate the economy.
Difficult circumstances are not stopping the young scientists from building robots and gaining knowledge.
Afghan artists are concerned that a ban on women acting in plays and movies will lead to the death of the industry.
Understanding the risks -- Afghanistan remains one of the most dangerous places for journalists to work -- female reporters are determined to return to work in Herat and Badghis provinces.
The objective of the exhibition was to speak out against restrictions on women and to inspire them, the artists said.
The Rabia Balkhi market -- dedicated to female shopkeepers -- is still running in Mazar-e-Sharif.
Afghan activists have demanded rights for Afghan women and praised the appointment of a US special envoy to ensure the protection of those rights.
Rina Amiri is an Afghan-born US mediation specialist and an outspoken defender of women's rights in Afghanistan.
Despite restrictions and challenges, girls in Herat continue to build robots and hope to represent Afghanistan again in global competitions.
About 600 women are earning 500 AFN per day to clean the streets of Mazar-e-Sharif. With that income, the women say, they can finally feed their families.