From Stonethrower To Soccer Coach

PUBLISHED ON: June 6, 2017 | Duration: 6 min, 22 sec

   
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A month ago Kashmiri schoolgirls had hit the headlines throwing stones at police vans in Srinagar. Among them was Afshan Ashiq, footballer and coach. Her photograph became emblematic of the frustration and despair of youth in the valley, but that's an image Afshan is determined to change. She is now coaching Kashmir's first all-girls football team. She talks about how she is trying to create a better Kashmir for young boys and girls, in her own little way.
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