The hijabi circus girl
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'Just like the sport, the hijab is a part of me'

22-year-old Maty Niang is a law student living in Senegal with a passion for the circus, an art little known in her country.

Some of her relatives think this activity isn't compatible with her faith, but she advocates that she can do both and won't give up on her passion.

Video journalist : Raïssa Ioussouf

  • 13 Dec 2017
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