Al-Qamishli, Syria, Nov. 16, 2018. Girls perform combat movements. The Sports Union of the Kurdish Autonomous Administration organizes Karate tournament in the city of al-Qamishli near al-Hasakah, Northeastern Syria. 58 girls between the ages of ten to 25 years participated in the tournament, to activate women's sport and prove their role in all sports.
Girls' sports events are organized periodically in Autonomous Administration-controlled areas in al-Hasakah, such as the women's football league in al-Qamishli in November of last year, and other games such as chess, volleyball, ping pong, and taekwondo.
Photographer: Essam Amin