The Female Boxers of Afghanistan
Afghanistan’s female boxing team is fighting against the odds to compete at the 2016 Olympics. The Afghanistan National Olympic Committee boxing club has fewer than a dozen members and little money—but the women spar together and support one another in their bid to attain Olympic glory.
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Source: The Guardian
YES THIS MAKES ME SO HAPPY. BECAUSE I WAS THE ONLY FEMALE ON MY BOXING TEAM IN SCHOOL. AND BEING A HIJABI AND BOXING WITH A WHOLE BUNCH OF MEN WAS REALLY DIFFICULT. THIS IS WHAT WE NEED. THIS IS ONLY THE BEGINNING.