Hijabi-wearing bodybuilder is pushing past stereotypes in Kerala

Indian professional powerlifter and a bodybuilder Majiziya Bhanu from Kozhikode in the south Indian state of Kerala, has been shifting perspectives and breaking stereotypes competing in weightlifting and fitness championships and winning medals whilst donning a Muslim hijab, footage from Wednesday shows. Currently a dentistry student, Bhanu has won medals in several championships and is now... Еще preparing for the upcoming World Arm-Wrestling Championship which is to be held in Turkey in October. Encouraged by her parents Abdul Majeed and Rasiya Majeed, Bhanu has always regarded her hijab as part of her identity saying, «I have to be an example of myself so I am trying to let them know that everything is possible with this hijab.»

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