Karachi Secret – Boxing Club For Women In Lyari

Life in Lyari area of Karachi is returning to normal now. For so many years, this part of the city, once famous across Pakistan for producing the finest soccer and boxing talents, was under the grips of local armed gangs, who battled out each other for the control of area.

But now, thanks to extensive efforts of local law enforcement agencies, Lyari is getting back up on its feet.

The Karachi Walla recently visited a female only boxing club in Lyari where women are not only learning the art of boxing but also challenging themselves mentally.

Text and Photos by The Karachi Walla. Originally published at Scroll.in Boxing is not the most popular sport in Karachi and female boxers are a rare sight. So when I first heard that Younus Qambran…


Source: City Secret – Boxing Club for Women in Lyari




Disclaimer: images above are copyrighted pictures of The Karachi Walla. I’m just sharing them.

7 thoughts on “Karachi Secret – Boxing Club For Women In Lyari

  1. Anila Khan July 5, 2016 / 1:40 AM

    So proud of the girls and their support system. More power to them.
    Can you reach them & ask to change the ‘o’ in ‘wormly’ to an ‘a’ as in ‘warmly’. Wormly changes the entire persona of the group. Thank you for such an encouraging report.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Hammad Rais July 5, 2016 / 4:15 PM

      Thank you very much for reading our the post and sharing your comments. My post is actually a share of another post by the blogger “The Karachi Walla”. I have mentioned the original post’s link in my post. I will ask him up about the change.
      Thanks again for stopping by and commenting !


    • Hammad Rais April 25, 2016 / 6:39 PM

      Because female boxing is not a common thing here 😀


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