In India, Young Women Find 'Courage' in Boxing

Monika, from Punjab, India, is one of many girls in India becoming increasingly involved in boxing. via Ruth Fremson NYTimesBoxing represents a new kind of freedom for India’s women, giving “courage” to women who now see boxing as a ticket out of poverty and into a government job with the police or on the railway. With poor training camps and little help from the government, Indian women have performed well in international competition. via NYTimes In India, Women See Boxing as a Ticket to a Middle-Class Life.