Women at the Afghan-Canadian Community Centre in Kandahar, Afghanistan, are seen in an organizational behavior class on May 21, 2011. Despite threats of violence from religious extremists, the women ... more 
Women at the Afghan-Canadian Community Centre in Kandahar, Afghanistan, are seen in an organizational behavior class on May 21, 2011. Despite threats of violence from religious extremists, the women still attend the school. The center, a professional-development school, teaches business management, computer technology and English, as well as leadership and job-oriented skills. It exists because the women's thirst for learning and self-sufficiency outweighs their fears; because of Canadian largesse; and because of the energetic idealism of its founder, Ehsanullah Ehsan. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By The Canadian Press, Colin Perkel
Sat, May 28, 2011 11:49 AM EDT