Girl Boxer: A 10-Year-Old Breaking Barriers | Op-Docs | The New York Times

Jesselyn Silva is only 10 years old, but she’s already in the ring.

It’s no secret that women’s boxing has nowhere near the participants — or the money, or the audience — that men’s boxing has. Broadcasters of the sport generally feature men; the Amateur International Boxing Association has gone so far as to encourage women to box in skirts.

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