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Implementing Child Protection Policy in Sports

Child protection policies in sports seldom receive adequate attention in programme planning. It is important to ensure children are engaged in safe sports which prioritizes physical activity as well as safeguarding against physical, social, mental, and environmental harm. Stanford Children?s Health reports over 3.5 million children sustain a form of...

Female Leadership during Crisis

The Best Leaders in a Crisis Are Those Who Put Others Before their Egos - And it just so happens that women have been training that skill for years. Check out this inspiring article on female leadership by Naomi Ryland. In these dynamic and challenging times leaders wonder what it...

Sign up for On Three!: The Girls in the Lead Monthly Newsletter

Just because we are all social distancing doesn?t mean we can?t stay connected! Join our monthly newsletter, On Three, and get GIL updates sent straight to your inbox. Have questions about signing up? Check out some common questions posted below. What is included in On Three? 1. Current news &...

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace: We are Excited!

https://youtu.be/pC0AVoGxmvs Sport has played an incredibly important role in shaping societies. Sport helps us build confidence, strengthen relationships, and ultimately discover our potential and capabilities. That is why the Girls in the Lead team is super excited for International Day of Sport for Development and Peace this upcoming Monday, April...

Hangout with GIL While Working From Home!

We are truly living through strange times. As recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) most of us are staying home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As we take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, please join the Girls in the Lead platform to learn more about...

Nneka Ogwumike: Equity in Basketball

https://youtu.be/T2QFcoPvA-A Nneka Ogwumike is the current President of the WNBA?s Player Union, player for the Los Angeles Sparks, and a human that we admire very much. While scrolling through youtube last week, I came across an interview between Ogwumike and The Daily Show?s Trevor Noah in which she speaks about...

Let?s Team Up with Kelli Best-Oliver, Founder of Lit Shop.

To kick off our new blog series ?Let?s Team Up?, where GIL team members interview changemakers in our partner cities, GIL Team member, Jess McKay interviewed Kelli Best Oliver, who is celebrating the 1st anniversary of her nonprofit LitShop. Lit Shop is a St.Louis-based nonprofit that hosts summer and afterschool...

Introducing: Let’s Team Up

Hi folks, We are excited to announce that we will soon be releasing the first of our new blog series Let's Team Up, which will feature interviews with changemakers in our partner cities who are working towards gender equality! Stay tuned for our very first blog post of the series....