22 April 2017

Minnesota Muslim Teen Wins Right to Box Wearing a Hijab

Amaiya Zafar's next legal round could be international boxing regulators before Olympics.

Minnesota Muslim Teen Wins Right to Box Wearing a Hijab

Amaiya Zafar no longer will have to choose between her religion or the boxing ring.

The 16-year-old from Oakdale, who is Muslim, recently won a battle that will allow her to wear a hijab and fully cover her arms and legs while boxing. That means she can put on her boxing gloves later this month to fight her first sanctioned match.

22 April 2017

Muslim Female Athletes Use Voice and Visibility to Break Barriers

Muslim Female Athletes Use Voice and Visibility to Break Barriers

While working in Tehran in the early 2000s, Iranian journalist Solmaz Sharif found herself becoming increasingly aware of the lack of coverage of women in sports.

03 April 2017

Shirzanan at Women in the World Summit - New York

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Minky Worden and Raha Moharrak talk Saudi Sports Development

Shirzanan at Women in the World Summit - New York

23 April 2017

Shirzanan Joins NY Sport+Peace Round Table

Board Advisor Hilary Awad Presents Shirzanan Remarks

Shirzanan Joins NY Sport+Peace Round Table

28 January 2017

The Women's March Seen Through Sport

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Marching for goals to empower communities

The Women's March Seen Through Sport

Non-profit media and advocacy organization Shirzanan teams up with advocacy organization Athlete Ally to march in the Women's March in Washington, D.C. The athletes joined thousands of others in the nation's capitol to support messages of equality and empowerment. (Photo Courtesy: Taylor Carr)

26 January 2017

Will Basketball Ruler FIBA Overturn Hijab Ban Excluding Muslim Women And Girls?

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Global Sports Stars Sign Open Letter Opposing Headgear Ban

24 January 2017

Athletes Pick A Side At Women's March

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Athletes Pick A Side At Women's March
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