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. ...

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)

Map of the tournament

Map of the tournament
Photo from Progress Report 'Ladies' Turn Kicks Off 2013 Season!' (view small | med | large | orig)

A crowd gathers to support girls in Thies

A crowd gathers to support girls in Thies
Photo from Progress Report 'Ladies' Turn Kicks Off 2013 Season!' (view small | med | large | orig)

a tigresse takes U.S.T in Thies

a tigresse takes U.S.T in Thies
Photo from Progress Report 'Ladies' Turn Kicks Off 2013 Season!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls in Thies fight for ball

Girls in Thies fight for ball
Photo from Progress Report 'Ladies' Turn Kicks Off 2013 Season!' (view small | med | large | orig)
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