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Diana Tutyanabo (C) and other women pugilists train at the Rhyno gym in the Kataanga slum pf Kampala on December 12, 2012. Helen, 23, along with her younger sister Diana, 20, living in a trash ridden slum area, are two young women who stand out amongst their neighbours as they both are professional boxers, literally trying to fight their way out of poverty. After a man tried to rape Helen, the older of the two sisters, it inspired her to learn how to fight inorder defend herself, and despite recently winning a medal in an East African Regional Championship, Helen and Diana still have to collect garbage to sell to get money for food for themselves and nearly 20 other people, cramped into two rooms with no water or electricity. AFP PHOTO/Michele Sibiloni. (Photo credit should read MICHELE SIBILONI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Diana Tutyanabo (C) and other women pugilists train at the Rhyno gym in the Kataanga slum pf Kampala on December 12, 2012. Helen, 23, along with her younger sister Diana, 20, living in a trash ridden slum area, are two young women who stand out amongst their neighbours as they both are professional boxers, literally trying to fight their way out of poverty. After a man tried to rape Helen, the older of the two sisters, it inspired her to learn how to fight inorder defend herself, and despite recently winning a medal in an East African Regional Championship, Helen and Diana still have to collect garbage to sell to get money for food for themselves and nearly 20 other people, cramped into two rooms with no water or electricity. AFP PHOTO/Michele Sibiloni. (Photo credit should read MICHELE SIBILONI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Diana Tutyanabo and other women pugilists train at the Rhyno gym in... News Photo 159534006Adult,Africa,Boxing,Boxing - Women's,Child,Civil Rights,Combative Sport,Exercising,Girls,Gym,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,Kampala,Politics,Poverty,Slum,Sports Training,Train,Uganda,WomenPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPDiana Tutyanabo (C) and other women pugilists train at the Rhyno gym in the Kataanga slum pf Kampala on December 12, 2012. Helen, 23, along with her younger sister Diana, 20, living in a trash ridden slum area, are two young women who stand out amongst their neighbours as they both are professional boxers, literally trying to fight their way out of poverty. After a man tried to rape Helen, the older of the two sisters, it inspired her to learn how to fight inorder defend herself, and despite recently winning a medal in an East African Regional Championship, Helen and Diana still have to collect garbage to sell to get money for food for themselves and nearly 20 other people, cramped into two rooms with no water or electricity. AFP PHOTO/Michele Sibiloni. (Photo credit should read MICHELE SIBILONI/AFP/Getty Images)