Pakistani traditions: Selling Ralli quilts to survive

A centuries-old tradition in Pakistan is helping poor women make money.

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    The Art of Ralli, or making patchwork quilts, has existed for centuries.

    The tradition lives on in Pakistan's Thar Desert, where it gives poor women an opportunity to make money.

    The products have become a household name in cities all over Pakistan and beyond.

    Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from a small village in the Thar Desert in Sindh province.


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