PBS NewsHour

How hiking gives Afghan girls a chance to breathe free

Clip: 10/26/2017 | 4m 43s Video has closed captioning.

Few are brave enough to climb Afghanistan's rugged mountains. But for women, harassment from extremist groups make practicing outdoor sports even more difficult. A new organization is helping women find peace living in the war-stricken country by teaching them how to hike and rock climb. Julia Griffin reports on how women in Afghanistan are conquering new heights.

Aired: 10/26/17

Rating: NR

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