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Sunday, November 16, 2014
Tajik Women Teach Life Skills to Afghan Women
Map of Darwaz District Badkhshan Province
A cooperative venture between women of Afghanistan and women of Tajikistan has provided the Afghan women with some important life skills. In 2012 and 2013 as many as 410 women from Darwaz district, Badakhshan province have learned various life skills that will improve their standard of living. Up until the 19th century Darvaz was an independent principality but today its 50,000 live on both sides of the border of Tajikistan and Afghanistan. This educational program is supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the German foreign aid agency (GIZ). The program is facilitated by the Aga Khan Foundation's Mountain Societies Development Support Program (MSDSP). Read more in "Tajik women teach Afghan women life skills", Central Asia Online, November 14, 2014. (Map - Creative Commons on Wikipedia).