Girls & Football SA

The award winning Girls & Football SA encourages girls in South Africa to play football as a source of empowerment, while promoting body ownership, increasing self esteem and using an educational campaign and media to raise awareness on the importance of sport for women. HIV/Aids, teen pregnancy and violence against girls and women are highly prevalent in South Africa. At Girls & Football SA, we believe football is a source of empowerment for girls, equipping them with a strong sense of body ownership and promoting self esteem. Frequently, leadership qualities highlighted by access to sport are allocated solely to the development of boys. This significantly impedes the development o...
Girls & Football South Africa: Help Us Score!
 
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At the award-winning Girls & Football SA, we believe football is a source of empowerment for girls, equipping them with a strong sense of body ownership and promoting self esteem. We encourage girls in South Africa to play football in a safe, girls-only space, and use an educational health campaign and media to raise awareness on the importance of sport for the development of women. project reportread updates from the field
Girls & Football South Africa: Sexual Health
 
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Your donation supports 60 girls in South Africa by giving them the opportunity to learn about sexual health. This topic is integral to the development of girls, especially those who grow without access to accurate information. Our workshops are tailored to educate participants about the facts associated with sexual health, STIs and pregnancy, and to empower them to make the healthy decisions for their bodies. By combining sport and health, this workshops focuses on empowerment through education. project reportread updates from the field
Girls & Football South Africa: Identity Workshop
 
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South Africa is a deeply patriarchal society, which limits girls from reaching their full potential. Your donation supports 60 girls in South Africa by giving them the opportunity to learn about the differences between girls and boys, and to understand these differences do not mean girls are at a disadvantage. During football centered workshops, our girls are taught about stereotyping girls and boys. Our workshops highlight that it isn't necessary to act according to pre-established stereotypes. project reportread updates from the field

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