{Article: Beauty Under The Burqa}

I love that Islamic clothing store! We buy Islamic clothes from there all the time!
I came across this NYTimes/Reuters article about an Afghani version of America's Next Top Model for Muslim girls.

...almost all women in deeply conservative Afghanistan still only appear in public wafting past in the burqa's pale blue, their dark eyes only occasionally visible behind the bars of its grille.

But in the relatively liberal northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif, a local television station has started to show a different image of Afghan women with an extremely low-budget take on the hit "America's Next Top Model," a reality TV show in which judges choose prospective models from a group of contestants over several weeks.

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full article and the picture slideshow. What do you think about this?