Theresa Breuer

Theresa Breuer

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The First Afghan Women's Ascent of a Mighty Peak

In July, a group of Afghan women set out to climb 24,580-foot Mount Noshaq, their country's highest mountain. No Afghan woman had ever reached the summit, and many challenges stood in their way, from hostile Afghan men who think that women shouldn't exercise, to the terrorist attack in a district near the peak two days before the climb began. This is their story.

Theresa Breuer
Apr 8, 2019