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Afghan women entrepreneurs defy tradition

By Zakarya Hassani

Women in Afghanistan are increasingly launching their own businesses, despite the violent conflict and a weak economy that has crippled the country for decades. They are defying the conservative society's traditional gender roles by becoming financially self-sufficient entrepreneurs, Zakarya Hassani reports from Kabul.

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