Roller Derby Empowers Egyptian Women

Roller Derby Empowers Egyptian Women

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“Roller derby is a female-dominated sport where both the blades and the punches roll. Over the past three years, a group of Egyptian women have become aficionados hardcore fans of the sport. But in a country where many women face harassment on a daily basis, roller derby is much more than just a game.”

The Cairo team, the CaiRollers, was the idea of two American women who were teaching at the international high school

(READ the story from France 24) – Story tip from Heidi Allen

Photo by Muir Vidler, posted on the Facebook page CaiRollers

 

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