Tag: Afghan Women

Peace Trade

We are proud to announce the launch of our new veteran led "Social Venture Capital" business. The focus of this venture is aimed towards groups who are stability focused and are looking for assistance in getting involved in "Peace Capitalism." The Peace Trade logo is symbolism that the product you choose to buy is helping create stability in war-torn or poverty stricken regions around the globe. To learn more check out the site by clicking HERE

Empowering Women

 

A huge THANK YOU goes out to ABC News for doing a great piece on our organization. If you would like to see the entire episode on Second Tour, click HERE

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What is the return on investment for the $56 billion that the US spends on Foreign Aid? Co-Founder Josh Carroll argues that some of that money could be better spent by empowering women in Afghanistan. Check out his article published in the John Q. Public Blog by clicking HERE. 

Kickin' it in Kabul

 

The Afghan Women's National Soccer Team continues to make strides towards a more inclusive future for the women of Afghanistan. Last week U.S. Olympic Soccer Team player Lorrie Fair hosted a clinic in Kabul set up by the State Department. Read more about it HERE.

The Plight of Afghanistan's Women

 

The Wall Street Journal recently wrote a very revealing article about hardships that Afghan women face. In Parwan Province, the home to the Flying Scarfs' artisans, over 400 women are imprisoned for "moral crimes," such as running away from home or adultery. Read the full article HERE.

A girl's courage

Such a tragedy. The Taliban were afraid of this 14 year old girl and attempted to kill her. Read more about this story HERE.

Flying Scarfs Featured in the Outer Banks Sentinel

 

Manteo High School graduate and Flying Scarfs President, Jon Hudgins was featured in the Outer Banks Sentinel. To read more about him, click HERE.

Take a Look at our New Inventory

 

Check out our newest scarfs that should be in the U.S. next month. Pashmina with beautiful leopard print. We also have handcrafted pashminas out of popular demand. Also, if you haven't liked our facebook page yet, please do so! We have a promotion all weekend where we're trying to reach 200 "Likes." One of those lucky 200 will get a free scarf if we can make that number! Click HERE for our page.

We Sell Scarfs To Employ Women

 

They say that the unemployment rate in Afghanistan is upwards of 40% and growing...NOT if we have any say in it. Purchase a scarf today and let's put poverty in it's place..."In the History Books!"

Saving Face

 

The struggles continue for the women of Afghanistan. Help us improve their lives. Read this store HERE.