Rug Weavers and Bride Prices in the Northwest: Still expensive in spite of government and Taleban rules

Weddings in Afghanistan are often an expensive and ‘back-breaking’ affair. A government law to change the expensive wedding culture remains largely unimplemented and there seems to be little will to enforce it. The Taleban have also imposed an assortment of rules for controlling wedding costs in areas under their command, which vary depending on the … Continue reading Rug Weavers and Bride Prices in the Northwest: Still expensive in spite of government and Taleban rules