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Afghan women own businesses

Employees at an Afghan women-owned business sew T-shirts destined for the Afghan National Army at a factory in Kabul. Contracting with Afghan women owned businesses is a coalition initiative to increase education, training, and employment opportunities for Afghan women.

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This work, Afghan women own businesses [Image 10 of 10], by LT Russell Wolfkiel, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.27.2011

Date Posted:06.27.2011 10:34

Photo ID:421189



Size:3.21 MB

Location:KABUL, AFGlobe

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