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2 Muslim Women Use Social Media to Empower Others in Unconventional Sports

Muslim women Kulsoom Abdullah and Mariam Shareefy both found a sense of accomplishment by being involved in sports and are now helping to empower other women. Abdullah, 38, who comes from a very conservative area of Pakistan, became interested in recreational weightlifting in her early 20s. She qualified to compete in a USA Weightlifting national competition in 2010 but chose not to because she was not comfortable wearing  the required uniform -- a form-fitting singlet leotard...

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