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    Saudi Arabian Women's Sports Chip Away at Stereotypesi
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    Heather Murdock
    February 02, 2016 9:19 PM
    Saudi Arabian female athletes say that sports are on the front line of busting traditions that quash women’s voices, both locally and internationally. In their hometown of Jeddah, a group of basketball players say that by connecting sports to health issues, they are encouraging women and girls to get out of their homes and participate in public life. VOA’s Heather Murdock reports.

    Saudi Arabian Women's Sports Chip Away at Stereotypes

    Heather Murdock

    Published February 02, 2016

    Saudi Arabian female athletes say that sports are on the front line of busting traditions that quash women’s voices, both locally and internationally. In their hometown of Jeddah, a group of basketball players say that by connecting sports to health issues, they are encouraging women and girls to get out of their homes and participate in public life. VOA’s Heather Murdock reports.


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