Female Afghan traders are urging their fellow citizens to buy domestic products to promote women’s handicrafts, support their rights and stimulate the economy.
The training centre teaches young women tailoring, marketing, sales and hygiene for free, helping them acquire job skills and gain an income.
The tailoring workshop established by Samira Sadaat offers free training courses to female breadwinners and girls unable to attend school.
The Shamama group's artwork, exhibited in early June, laments restrictions currently imposed on Afghan women.
In the latest move to develop female-owned businesses, the Herat Women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry opened a permanent market in a women-only park in Herat.
UN officials said the exclusion of women from peace talks in Afghanistan, Ukraine, Mali and Myanmar has had devastating consequences.
The United Nations Development Programme has provided cash and fabric to female tailors in Herat, Farah, Badghis and Ghor provinces.
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.