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Afghan Women in Line for Quilt Materials

Afghan women in line up to receive materials for making quilts.
Afghan women in line up to receive materials for making quilts on January 9, 2003, near Kabul, Afghanistan. These women are participants in the Church World Service Quilt Project, a Department of State-funded initiative to provide quilts to refugees returnees and other vulnerable persons and to provide income to war widows, women with disabled husbands, returnees and internally displaced persons. Photo courtesy of Embassy Kabul.


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