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Taking on a sport largely reserved for men in a region with strict traditions was quite a challenge but one that both Nehaya Dhaher and young female sports fans embraced.
Sports teacher Nehaya Dhaher was living a quiet life looking after her elderly mother in Iraq’s tribal south when she was asked to set up the country’s first women’s wrestling squad.
Date06.11.2018 | 13:11
TagsAlia Hussein, Diwaniyah, Iraq, Iraqi Wrestling Federation, Nehaya Dhaher, woman wrestler, women's rights