Women kick-boxing in Saudi Arabia
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Saudi women's hunger for kickboxing

There is little provision for organised sport for women in Saudi Arabia and female students at public schools are simply not allowed to engage in activities popular around the world.

One woman has begun teaching kickboxing in her parents' house in order to try and fill the gap and she says her lessons are extremely popular.

Recently the Saudi authorities formed a ministerial panel to study the introduction of sports in girls' schools, but a decision is yet to be made.

  • 19 Apr 2016
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