Woman Boxing Referee, Calcutta, India

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Razia Shabnam (in blue) buys coconut juice as she picks her son, Saihaan, up from the St. Thomas School in Kidderpur after finishing her boxing training sessions in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. Razia Shabnam, 28, was one of the first women boxers in Kolkata. She was also the first woman in her community to go to college. She is now a coach and one of only three international female boxing referees in India.  Photo by Suzanne Lee for Panos London