Family patriarch Nopparit Yoohanngoh, who has trained all of his 16 children in Muay Thai, poses with five of his daughters and a grandchild at his small gym in Bangkok. Photo: Tibor KrauszFamily patriarch Nopparit Yoohanngoh, who has trained all of his 16 children in Muay Thai, poses with five of his daughters and a grandchild at his small gym in Bangkok. Photo: Tibor Krausz
Family patriarch Nopparit Yoohanngoh, who has trained all of his 16 children in Muay Thai, poses with five of his daughters and a grandchild at his small gym in Bangkok. Photo: Tibor Krausz

The biggest fight Thailand’s female Muay Thai boxers face is the one against sexism

  • His daughters have all won Muay Thai championships in their age and weight categories, and Nopparit Yoohanngoh wants them to have the same respect as his sons
  • Female fighters believe it’s time they were taken more seriously by local promoters and fans of Thailand’s national sport
Topic |   Martial arts
Family patriarch Nopparit Yoohanngoh, who has trained all of his 16 children in Muay Thai, poses with five of his daughters and a grandchild at his small gym in Bangkok. Photo: Tibor KrauszFamily patriarch Nopparit Yoohanngoh, who has trained all of his 16 children in Muay Thai, poses with five of his daughters and a grandchild at his small gym in Bangkok. Photo: Tibor Krausz
Family patriarch Nopparit Yoohanngoh, who has trained all of his 16 children in Muay Thai, poses with five of his daughters and a grandchild at his small gym in Bangkok. Photo: Tibor Krausz
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