Afghanistan's female marathon runner defies danger to go the distance

Siam Zamir News

The sole Afghan woman who took part in the Bamiyan race hopes others follow in her footsteps despite expectations that girls forgo sport and stay indoors. Even if chasing her athletic ambitions were only a matter of physical ability, odds would already be stacked against Zainab*. For two months leading up to Afghanistan’s first official marathon in Bamiyan this month, … Read More