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Woman walks over 400 kilometres from Barrie to Ottawa to support gender equality | Globalnews.ca

Zarmina Nekzai, 58, arrived in Ottawa Sunday after walking from her home in Barrie for 13 days to support gender equality and raise awareness about domestic abuse among Afghan women and girls.

https://globalnews.ca/news/5270722/woman-walks-400-km-gender-equality/

Herbert Carnegie Trailblazer Award Spotlight Series: Zarmina Nekzai | Canadian Tire

Zarmina‚Äôs family eventually raised enough money to pay for enough materials, labour, and equipment for dozens of girls to play in Kabul. The life-changing outcome was eventually captured in her book, Hockey Girls of Kabul.

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The Hockey Girls of Kabul: Their harrowing escape and dreams of an ice-filled future | The Athletic

Shazia took only the clothes she wore and the burka that kept her face hidden. With no vehicles available, she left town on foot in the crush of others fleeing. Her identity papers were hidden amongst the children running with her.

https://theathletic.com/3379186/2022/06/28/kabul-hockey-girls/

Zarmina Nekzai
Zarmina Nekzai of Hockey Girls of Kabul
The girls learned the game on shoes before graduating to skates and ice. (Courtesy Zarmina Nakzai)
The girls learned the game on shoes before graduating to skates and ice. (Courtesy Zarmina Nakzai)
Hockey Girls of Kabul
(Illustration: John Bradford / The Athletic. Photos: Courtesy Zarmina Nekzai. Unsplash.)

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