'We'll keep fighting': the Afghan women eyeing Paralympic gold | Stefanie Glinski

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For these wheelchair basketball players, prejudice and insecurity are no barrier to competing on the world stage

Nilofar Bayat played her first game of wheelchair basketball in an open court in the middle of Kabul, surrounded by mainly male onlookers who shouted insults and called her names.

She decided to keep playing anyway.

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