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 SA: GOOAAALLL!

Girls & Football SA: GOOAAALLL!
To end the day, let's see who can shoot and score! (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls & Football SA: Friends

Girls & Football SA: Friends
The Girls & Football SA volunteers and coaches are young women from all over the world that are trained in working with girls' development through sport. (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls & Football SA: Learning how to do a header

Girls & Football SA: Learning how to do a header
The Girls & Football SA players get coaching from Banyana Banyana, South Africa's national women's team! Learning headers isn't always an easy feat! (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls & Football SA: On the Pitch

Girls & Football SA: On the Pitch
The participants of Girls & Football SA's football workshops head onto the pitch! (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls & Football SA: Training Day

Girls & Football SA: Training Day
The participants at Girls & Football SA meet their role models, the players of South Africa's national women's team. They eagerly get t-shirts signed! (view small | med | large | orig)

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