Opening doors, and eyes, in Azerbaijan

Updated: May 3, 2013, 11:57 AM ET
By Jane McManus | espnW.com

KURDAMIR, Azerbaijan -- In Hamida Talibova's hometown of Kurdamir, doors are sometimes locked during the day. The men lock them as they leave, taking the keys so the women don't go out.

In Talibova's town, women don't really use the Olympic swimming facility. Some have to ask permission from their fathers or husbands to go to the market. Teenage girls sometimes leave school to get married, and only the best female students attend high school.

So imagine how ...

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