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
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

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
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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