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. ...

Kaffrine players share water during a hot game.

Kaffrine players share water during a hot game.
Photo from Progress Report 'Ladies' Turn 2013 regular season ends with 2 great semifinals!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Amazone player throws in the ball before some fans

Amazone player throws in the ball before some fans
Photo from Progress Report 'Ladies' Turn 2013 regular season ends with 2 great semifinals!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Jennifer talks to the local radio before semifinal

Jennifer talks to the local radio before semifinal
Photo from Progress Report 'Ladies' Turn 2013 regular season ends with 2 great semifinals!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Medina Marmyal shoots the winning penalty kick!

Medina Marmyal shoots the winning penalty kick!
Photo from Progress Report 'Ladies' Turn 2013 regular season ends with 2 great semifinals!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Medina Marmyal celebrates their semifinal win.

Medina Marmyal celebrates their semifinal win.
Photo from Progress Report 'Ladies' Turn 2013 regular season ends with 2 great semifinals!' (view small | med | large | orig)
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