Uganda's female body builders
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Uganda's female body builders

As well as lifting weights, body builders are fighting the negative perceptions of muscular women.

Irene Kasuubo is one of the very few women taking the sport of body building seriously in Uganda.

But as well as lifting weights, she also needs to fight off the negative perceptions of muscular women.

People have told her that no man will ever love her, and she has lost friends due to her decision to pursue the sport.

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  • 03 Apr
  • From the section Africa