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Afghan Orchestra Flourishes Despite Violence and Social Pressure


Afghan Orchestra Flourishes Despite Violence and Social Pressure
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The consequences of Afghanistan's increasingly deadly war are weighing the heaviest on the nation's civilians. But violence and social pressures have not deterred members of the country's nascent orchestra of mostly young girls from using music to "heal wounds" and promote women's rights in the strictly conservative Muslim society. Ayaz Gul reports from Islamabad.

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