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Sports tackling gender-based violence

Sports tackling gender-based violence Girls in the communities in which we work are faced not only with serious everyday poverty and restricted access to education, but forced to deal with gender-based violence on a daily basis. The denial of access to the personal, social and educational development required to lead change...

Upcoming Events: Gender and Sexual Diversity in Sports

Roundtable: Structures for Queer-Trans in Sports When: Thursday, 12 November, 2020, 7 p.m (CET) Language: German Organizer: Seitenwechsel Trans Inter Anti-Discrimination Working Group (TrIAD) What: Structures for Queer-Trans in Sports addresses gender and sexual discrimination in sports. Through sharing experiences and research about transgender and intersexuality in sports, it calls for structural changes to bring...

How To Measure and Assess Your Organization’s Impact?

Assessing your organizations? program impact is necessary to ensure feedback is used and the organization changes with the community. Making sure your program is going to plan, tracking the outcomes of your program, and taking the results into further action to improve your program are the necessary steps to take...

A How to Guide: Program Planning for Nonprofits

Designing a program can be fun, but also can be a daunting task. Having clear steps and objectives helps create a program that is impactful and beneficial to the community. This blog post is next in our series of breaking down some of the language utilized in our Modules so...

NGO Governance: The Need for Board of Directors/Trustees

Establishing and managing a successful organization, nonprofit or social enterprise requires a good foundational board structure with clear responsibilities. This blog post is next in our series of breaking down some of the language utilized in our Modules so you can have a clear understanding of the importance of board...

Let’s Talk About Gender

Becoming mainstream and incorporating gender focused language and programs into your communities can be difficult if your organization doesn't understand some of the key parts that go into planning. This post and others in its series are dedicated to breakdown some of the terms Girls in the Lead Modules use,...

Dismantling Systemic Racism and Prejudice – Say Their Names!

The Girls in the Lead team are saddened by the killing of black men and women, this time by the Minneapolis Police Department in the murder of George Floyd. We stand with the victims of racism, police brutality, and an unjust system, and stand against blatant and systemic racism. We...

On Female Athleticism with Arsema

My name is Arsema and I am excited to be joining Girls In The Lead?s team. A little background about myself; I was born and raised in Minnesota but am currently attending school in St. Louis. Growing up, I absolutely loved playing sports with my siblings and looked at it...

How Sports Improves Girls? Overall Health and Life Skills

Are you worried about your daughter becoming detached and self-isolated? Get them involved in sports! As young girls age, they are countered with understanding who they are and what their place is in the world. Getting involved with sports assists in easing the transition between adolescence and young adulthood. Physical...