Search Results for Tag: #sport
Chasing her dream of becoming a hockey player, Inayat Farooq from central Kashmir’s Budgam district has had to battle all the odds in Indian society since deciding to play at this beloved sport.
Date05.10.2018 | 13:22
Tags#sport, female players, girls' rights, hockey, Hockey players, India, Jammu, Kashmir, sportswomen, women's rights
After a seemingly endless wait, India has finally tasted success in the field of athletics. Recently, Hima Das, an 18-year-old from the northeastern state of Assam, became the first Indian woman to win Gold at the World Junior Athletics. The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) congratulated her on her success on Twitter but did not refrain from taking a jibe at her poor English.
Date22.07.2018 | 13:58
Tags#sport, Apoorva Agrawal, feminism, Hima Das, India, mansplaining, women's rights, World Junior Athletics
Pole dancing is often stigmatized in mainstream Egyptian society. But the acrobatic exercise is increasingly in demand among women in a country not famous for championing women’s rights.
Date04.04.2018 | 13:36
South African grannies: Fighting old age with boxing
Diabetes and high blood pressure cannot hinder these ladies from going to their boxclub “Boxing Gogo”. They trained twice a week to stay fit. The grandmothers, many of whom are over 70 have been training with coach Claude Maphosa and claim that they no longer suffer from the ailments they had before, and are stronger than ever.
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Date25.11.2017 | 14:18
Tags#sport, Boxing Gogo, Claude Maphosa, grannies, health, old age, South Africa, women's health, women's rights
South Africa is a country riddled with crime and corruption, negative press reports and many of the issues that tend to plague developing countries. But there is also another side to the coin, one that sheds light on the hope and courage of its people who get up each morning and attempt to make a difference on the lives of people who surround them. Former bodybuilder and fitness instructor Claude Maphosa pulls no punches when it comes to uplifting his community.
Date20.11.2017 | 15:23
Tags#gym, #sport, boxing, Claude Maphosa, Cosmo City, elderly women, South Africa, women's health, women's rights
Eight-times European Champions and two-times World Champions: the fairytale of the German Women’s national team. Pioneer Anne Trabant, current international player Dzsenifer Marozsán and U17 European Champion Melissa Kössler tell us about their passion for the sport that was forbidden for women until 1970.
Date18.07.2017 | 9:00
Tags#sport, Anne Trabant, Dzsenifer Marozsán, European Champions, football, German Women's national team, Melissa Kössler, women's rights, World Champions
There is one ad on German TV that particularly irks me.
It peddles a weight loss formula that features a woman and her bulldog. Yes, you read right: bulldog. And frankly, the pudgy pooch is probably the ad’s only saving grace.
Date18.07.2017 | 8:23