Meena Asadi is a karate practitioner and South Asian Games multi-medallist. Photo: Yudha Baskoro / Courtesy of Meena Asadi
Meena Asadi is a karate practitioner and South Asian Games multi-medallist. Photo: Yudha Baskoro / Courtesy of Meena Asadi
5050

Meet the defiant Afghan athletes vowing to fight the Taliban’s ban on women’s sports

  • Friba Rezayee was physically abused for being Afghanistan’s first female Olympian; Meena Asadi fled her karate club when extremists threatened her life; Marwa Ali remains in Kabul unable to leave her home, attend school, or play football
  • In the face of oppression, these women are determined to keep their sports alive

Topic |   5050
Meena Asadi is a karate practitioner and South Asian Games multi-medallist. Photo: Yudha Baskoro / Courtesy of Meena Asadi
Meena Asadi is a karate practitioner and South Asian Games multi-medallist. Photo: Yudha Baskoro / Courtesy of Meena Asadi
READ FULL ARTICLE