Feruza

She loves football, but faces resistance from her parents anytime she plays. You’re an Islamic girl. You need to cover your hair at all times. Football is not for you, they tell her.

She’s one of many girls in Northern Ghana faced with a tough choice between their passion for football and traditional religious beliefs.

I shot and produced this video as part of a research project.

My Essay in ZAM Magazine
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