About Dustin Thompson

Communications Manager at Central Asia Institute
1 08, 2016

From Gym Class to Breaking Records

2018-03-28T08:46:34+00:00August 1st, 2016|Field Notes, General|0 Comments

But female athletes in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan face different challenges. Their stepping stones to equality are much further spaced out, and have sharper edges. While there are laws ensuring girls get equal rights to sports teams and participation, like Title IX, they do not and governments, conservative family members, or a frightened communities sometime discourage them from participating.