The world famous Kung Fu nuns, who have biked thousands of miles through the Himalayas to protest human trafficking and bring attention to global warming, have set their sights on a new mission: helping Himalayan women fight off sexual attackers.
Category: women empowerment
Mixed martial arts fighter Angela Lee has had a busy month. The Hawaii-based 20 year old flew into Singapore last week, doing last-minute training sessions and media interviews ahead of her fight Friday, where she defended her ONE Championship atomweight title against Brazilian challenger Istela Nunes in a bout that ended in the second round with Nunes submitting to a choke from Lee.
Buddhist nuns from Katmandu, Nepal, are shaking up the world one kung fu slap at a time. Defiantly smashing a centuries-old tradition that forbade them from participating in this ancient Chinese art of self-defense, this order of nuns from the Nepalese Druk Amitabha Mountain nunnery became the world’s first to practice the deadly martial art of Kung Fu for up to two hours every day.