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Young Entrepreneur Revives Old Craft in Kashmir

BY IN women eNews On 20-05-2012

The quality and export of Kashmiri rugs have declined, but one young woman is putting pride and decent wages back into the traditional craft. In a region where such female entrepreneurship is a rarity, she says training makes all the difference.

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Young Entrepreneur Revives Old Craft in Kashmir


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