'I wanted revenge for my mum's death'
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Monalisa Sibanda: Boxing to protect women from domestic violence

Monalisa says she started boxing to protect herself and other women, after her mother died due to domestic violence.

She hopes to inspire people to better themselves.

Monalisa Sibanda clinched the Women’s International Boxing Association (WIBA) title in 2019, another first for Zimbabwean woman.

She spoke to BBC Africa's women's discussion programme, #TheSheWord.

Video by Sally Boyani, Rashid Ibrahim and Anne Okumu.

  • 02 Jun 2020