Saturday, August 27, 2011

Muslim woman from Morrocco escapes arranged marriage and becomes martial arts fighter

Via Big Peace, here's a very inspiring story, about Iman Achhal, a woman from a Muslim family in Morrocco who was going to be sold into an arranged marriage - yes, for the money - and was lucky to flee to the USA where she first worked in a firefighting department, and then became a fitness and martial arts instructor. An ideal career for plenty of women, in fact.

Update: here's an article about her on the Wash. Post too.

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