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Video: Take Your Hijab Off Or Quit Boxing

When Amaiya Zafar first started boxing, she was prohibited from competing in her first tournament because she was wearing long sleeves, leggings, and a hijab underneath her uniform. Zafar didn’t take disappointment lying down. Instead, she fought to get the official rules changed so that she could compete wearing a uniform that complied with the standards of her religion.

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