Ladies' Turn

Ladies' Turn is working at the grassroots level, organizing football matches in the hearts of Senegalese neighborhoods, to give Senegalese girls and women their turn to play. While football is extremely popular in Senegal, it is considered a men's sport, meaning that most girls do not have an opportunity to play. Girls also face disparities in the educational system: while primary education for girls in Senegal has made significant gains, most girls never complete secondary school. To change this reality, Ladies' Turn aims to: i.) Expand opportunities for girls to play soccer. ii.) Promote girl's education and personal development. iii.) Promote gender equality through soccer. ...

A player warms up! We're ready! Kickoff Time!

A player warms up! We're ready! Kickoff Time!
Photo from Progress Report 'Let the games begin! Ladies' Turn 2015 starts May 3' (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls stretch and discuss strategy for the game.

Girls stretch and discuss strategy for the game.
Photo from Progress Report 'Let the games begin! Ladies' Turn 2015 starts May 3' (view small | med | large | orig)

A Car Rapide brings a girls' team to the game.

A Car Rapide brings a girls' team to the game.
Photo from Progress Report 'Let the games begin! Ladies' Turn 2015 starts May 3' (view small | med | large | orig)

GOOOOOAAAAL! See you soon for Ladies' Turn 2015!

GOOOOOAAAAL! See you soon for Ladies' Turn 2015!
Photo from Progress Report 'Bringing Girls' Soccer to Senegalese School Fields' (view small | med | large | orig)

Everyone starts to cheer!

Everyone starts to cheer!
Photo from Progress Report 'Bringing Girls' Soccer to Senegalese School Fields' (view small | med | large | orig)

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