Boxing proves a lifeline for women from Nairobi slums

Updated: Jul 21, 2021, 09:11 PM(IST) Preshy Arora

Inside a rundown building in Kariobangi lies a boxing dojo reserved almost exclusively for women and girls, who train under the watchful eye of coach Alfred Analo Anjere, founder of BoxGirls Kenya. In 14 years, more than 3,000 girls and women have taken up the martial art at the centre, many of them to learn self-defense and protect themselves from men.

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