Claudia Jardim is a freelance journalist and documentary filmmaker. Born in Brazil, she lived for a decade in Venezuela, covering the intense years of Hugo Chavez and the aftermath of his death. She also traveled across Latin America, reporting on social and political stories for BBC Brasil, Carta Capital, CBN Radio and others. She covered the 2009 coup in Honduras as well as the political turmoil in Ecuador, Haiti, Mexico and Colombia. Since 2016, she has been based in Bangkok, Thailand, working across South East Asia. Her focus is on politics, human rights, modern slavery, women and social movements. She is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.
“It's a boys' game.” But what happens when a girl feels passionate about football? Three unique stories illustrate the challenges women footballers face.