Archive: gender 8 posts found


Meet Coach Florence Tembo: “Life Has Not Been an Easy Journey”

August 29, 2018

Florence Tembo is a dedicated 20 year-old business lady in Lusaka, Zambia. Like other Grassroot Soccer Coaches she’s a self-motivated young… Read More

SKILLZ Guyz Success Stories: “I’m a Changed Person”

July 12, 2018

About the Dreams Have No Gender campaign: You can help equalize the game for boys and girls in southern Africa who face significant adolescent health… Read More

“Dreams Have No Gender” Spotlight: Neo Malema

June 23, 2018

About the campaign: You can help equalize the game for boys and girls in southern Africa who face significant adolescent health challenges, perpetuated by harmful gender… Read More

“A Perfect Mindset is a Positive Mindset”: Meet Hope Peter

May 23, 2018

Hope Peter, 17 years old,  is a Grassroot Soccer participant from Soweto, South Africa. Since grade 6, she has participated… Read More

Real Women Sharing Their Stories About Gender and Gender-Based Violence

December 4, 2017

Editor’s Note: In 2016, StoryCenter began a partnership with Grassroot Soccer South Africa, to support young women living in Cape Town’s largest township, Khayelitsha, in telling… Read More

365 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

November 8, 2017

The following is adapted from a longer work by Pulane Baloyi, Managing Director of Grassroot Soccer South Africa, in connection with the international 16… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Joins as Signatory to the Girl Declaration

May 10, 2015

Call to action urges global leaders to put adolescent girls at the heart of the post-2015 development agenda... Read More

SKILLZ Girl Empowers Girls in Peace Corps Communities

January 27, 2015

New pilot program increases girls' self-confidence... Read More