Pakistani athlete to Taliban: Good always wins
In rural parts of Pakistan young girls face a very different future from the boys - something the country's number one female squash player, Maria Toopakai, is trying to change.
Maria grew up in a household where girls and boys were given equal opportunity, but after her father received threats from the Taliban she left to continue her training in Canada.
Laura Trevelyan sat down with her recently in New York City after she spoke out for women's rights at the UN.
Filmed by Olivia Lace-Evans. Edited by Bill McKenna.
Produced by Sarah McHaney.
18 Jun 2016
- From the section US & Canada