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Helen [C] and Diana Turyanabo [R] carry sacks of banana peelings from Kataanga slum on December 18, 2012 on their way to sell the peelings on a roadside in the Ugandan capital, Kampala. 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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Helen [C] and Diana Turyanabo [R] carry sacks of banana peelings from Kataanga slum on December 18, 2012 on their way to sell the peelings on a roadside in the Ugandan capital, Kampala. 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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January 15, 2013
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Helen [C] and Diana Turyanabo [R] carry sacks of banana peelings from... News Photo 159532462Banana,Carrying,Civil Rights,Horizontal,Kampala,Politics,Roadside,Sack,Selling,Slum,UgandaPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPHelen [C] and Diana Turyanabo [R] carry sacks of banana peelings from Kataanga slum on December 18, 2012 on their way to sell the peelings on a roadside in the Ugandan capital, Kampala. 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)