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Pakistan Women's Football League continues to expand despite Sharia obstacles

The 2011-12 season of Pakistan's Women's Football League has recently drawn to a close, with a record number of teams participating in what remains a fledgling sport for the country's ladies. Ten years ago women's football was virtually unheard of in Muslim-majority Pakistan, but the growth of the sport shines a light on the gender equality progress which is being made far away from the more familiar headlines about the Taliban, blasphemy laws and honour killings
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