Tolo News: Faryab ladies this week welcomed the opening of their first ever fitness center in the provincial capital, Maimana. The gym is a privately-owned business and has the capacity to allow 30 women to exercise at any given time. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: A women’s fitness club was opened in Kabul’s Khairkhana region on Sunday. This is the second fitness club for women managed by women. “We ask both women and men to care about their health, weight and beauty. Both need exercises in order to have good health,” said Shabnam Nazari, manager of the club. Click
Hasib Danish Alikozai VOA News / February 3, 2017 WASHINGTON/KABUL — Gyms have grown popular in Afghanistan’s capital in recent years, but the country’s conservative culture meant that women could not use them with men. One female entrepreneur saw that as an opportunity, and five years ago opened Ladies World, a women-only exercise facility with modern