The Taliban Couldn't Quash This Pakistani Squash Champ

Former OFF speaker Maria Toorpakai continues to advance women's rights under threat of the Taliban. Read in NPR.

Toorpakai isn't just trying to empower girls, says Human Rights Foundation legal counsel Joy Park, who met her when she spoke at the Oslo Freedom Forum in 2017. When talking to groups, she tries to "educate the boys to give them the idea that your fellow girls, your sisters, are the same as you. They deserve the same opportunities."

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