HER HEALTH
Jumping over hurdles to bring sports to women in Hong Kong
Posted December 6, 2021
From physical to mental health, experts say there are specific and critical benefits of regular physical activity for girls and women, starting from a young age. In Hong Kong, certain gendered attitudes have been holding females back from sports, but that’s seeing change in recent years. Diane To finds out from the women behind this change how important sports is for them, and the ways in which they are breaking down the barriers to this life-changing activity.
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