First ever Women Market opened in Bamyan, Afghanistan

2015-04-14 23:54:58 | Al Muslim News
First ever Women Market opened in Bamyan, Afghanistan


Afghan Women in Bamyan welcomed setting up of first ever women bazaar in the province, saying they would be able to go shopping without any hesitation.
The provincial women’s association on Sunday welcomed the newly opened women bazaar and said Woman dominated market or bazaar is consisting of around 20 shops. The Bamyan Municipality allotted the shops free of cost to the underprivileged women.
Afghan Women would be able to sell their handicrafts and agricultural products in the market.
Bamyan mayor Eng. Khadem Hussain Fitrar said the market was aimed to help the businesswomen and female artisans to have a suitable and secure place to sell their products.
Khadija 45-years-old afghan woman said with the opening of this market, they would become more comfortable in shopping. “Sometimes women cannot buy things from men’s shops. these shops would make it easier for us.â€
Head of Sulsal Association, Uza Lali, who working to promote women handicrafts, said monthly rent of a shop in the province was hard to afford for poor women. Establishing of special market, women would be free from paying any rents and it was a good opportunity for their businesses to flourish, she added.


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