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Faezeh Hashemi

Faezeh Hashemi is President of the Islamic Federation for Women's Sport, a former member of Iranian parliament and daughter of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.


Faezeh is a pioneer of women's sport. In this short film, she talks about her passion for sport and why Muslim women should be encouraged to take part.


Many thanks to Sertaç Sehlikoglu, PhD candidate at Cambridge University and founder of the Muslim Women in Sport blog, and Zeynep Yildiz, independent film maker, for all their work in making this film.


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