New project empowers women refugees in Turkey

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Women refugees in Turkey pose with their certificates after being trained in textile production. Photo: Mehtap Kuruoglu (courtesy of UNIDO)

A new project to empower women in the refugee camps of Turkey has been launched by the UN's Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

Having fled conflict from countries like Syria and Iraq, they are being offered training in textile production with the aim of helping them find jobs and greater independence.

Priyanka Shankar reports.

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