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Afghan Woman Overcomes Opposition to Excel at Martial Arts

  • Hekmat Sorosh

The Chinese martial art wushu, also known as kung fu, is taking hold in Kabul, thanks to Seema Azimi, a 20-year-old student. She is not only the sport’s first female practitioner in Afghanistan but also the first woman to operate a school teaching the fighting style. Amy Katz narrates this report by Hekmat Sorosh of VOA’s Afghan service.

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