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Webinar: Sexual Health Education and Sports for Development

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Sexual Health Education and Sport for Development

This webinar will bring activists, nonprofits, policymakers, and researchers from around the world together to discuss how they use sports for development to increase reproductive justice. We will hold space for a discussion of best practices and brainstorming of next steps around program design and policy development.

Date: Thursday, November 11th, 2021

8:00  (UTC-5) – CST St. Louis/Chicago, USA

9:00 (UTC-4) –  EST New York, USA

14:00 (UTC+1) Berlin, Germany

15:00 (UTC+2) Johannesburg, South Africa

19:30 (UTC+5:30) – New Delhi, India

Learn from different organizations who combine sexual health education with sports for development

Learn ways to include sexual health education in the S4D programs

Organizations speaking at webinar include: 

The Grassroot Project will explain their school programming in Washington D.C. and how they pair reproductive health information with sports for development.  

Slum Soccer, a FIFA-awarded Football for Development organization that uses football as a tool to educate, empower and provide opportunities to diverse and underprivileged communities throughout India, will discuss their programs around menstrual and sexual health.

Nayo, the Nancholi Youth Organization, will share learnings about combining sports leagues with the work of a rural hospital in Malawi fighting the spread of HIV, AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.  

Sports Legal is working to bring the power of sports and law together to advance the sustainable development goals. We will hear about targeted sports for development programs for girls and young women.

 
We will host these organizations who improve gender equality and sexual health education through sports for development. By combining sexual health education and sports for development, these organizations are providing a safe space for girls and women to take up public space and give them important information about their own bodies.