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Meet Pakistan’s first international female Kata Karate player

In a country where women are sometimes not even allowed to speak up against injustices meted out to them, a girl named Shahida Abbasi defied all odds to became an international karate player. 22 year old Shahida started karate training as a means to teach the boys of her locality a lesson but soon realized it could be a source for her to achieve much more. Shahida Abbasi pursued her love for the sport and went on to become Pakistan’s first female international karate player “I have done my BA. Now, my purpose in life…