Shahnaz Kamal is an anomaly in the male-dominated sport of boxing, especially in a country like Pakistan, which clings tightly to traditional roles for men and women.
Formerly a professional boxer, Kamal is the only female coach registered with the Pakistan Boxing Federation.
“My husband, taught me as his student. He showed me how to box,” she said. “I was a trained boxer. I learned boxing for two years, my husband gave me all of my training.”
Kamal is the only female 3-star national boxer in Pakistan as well as the country’s only international boxing coach. Assisted by her husband and brothers, Kamal …read more