Crossing Waves: a podcast on gender and sexuality

One year on from the fall of Kabul: A conversation with Nilofar Bayat

September 11, 2022

In the latest episode of Crossing Waves recorded in December 2021 we spoke to Nilofar Bayat, captain of the Afghan wheelchair basketball team, activist for people with disabilities and advocate for the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan. One year on from the fall of Kabul and the return of the Taliban, we share this interview with Nilofar about the intersectional issues faced by people in Afghanistan and some of the experiences she has endured as a refugee.

Nilofar was on BBC 100 Women of 2021 list and currently plays for Bidaideak Bilbao BSR in Spain.

You can follow Nilofar on Twitter @nilofar_bayat and Instagram @bayat_nil


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