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The Anesthesiologist captain of the Argentina Women’s cricket team: Veronica Vasquez

Veronica Vasquez is the captain of the Argentina Women’s cricket team. An anesthesiologist by the day, she is also leading on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. A right-handed batter, she has also played in South American Women’s Championship. We caught up to hear her story and that of Argentine cricket in this feature. Zushan …

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Al-Shams Women's FC playing in the Shamshal Valley

How a women’s football club is breaking boundaries in Pakistan: Al-Shams women’s FC

Al-Shams Women’s Football Club is located in the scenic and breathtaking Shimshal Valley, one of the most remote areas within a remote area, Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan near the Chinese border. Varying reports state that the literacy rate in the region is approximately 80-90%, which is in stark contrast to the national average of Pakistan, at …

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