Although they live on an island, up to 98 percent of all girls in Zanzibar can't swim. Siti Haji decided to turn the tide in the conservative Muslim region and with the help of her team has now taught 5,000 women and girls how to stay afloat.
Muslim women have pushed back against a ban on burkinis at a public pool, provoking a firm response from the far right. National Rally leader Marine Le Pen said the all-encompassing swimsuit has "no place in France."
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