Team: Sugar Skulls
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Global Goals 5 - Gender Equality
Sugar Skulls provides "youth-led innovative activities, including street sports and street art activities.” Their ultimate goal? To use sports to “overcome the barriers that prevent girls from taking an active role in society.”
The team is lead by team captain Cynthia Debono who has worked in sports for over 20 years.
See you on the pitch in Copenhagen May 14!
Team Sugar Skulls will be playing for Goal 5: Gender Equality.
The team believes that Sport can be a catalyst for empowering women and girls to be active, to fight for their dreams, stand brave and to keep moving forward no matter what!
The aim is to use the power of sport to over come the barriers that prevent girls from taking an active role in society. Sport encourages social interaction, improves self-confidence and promotes physical and metal health. It also fosters communication, negotiation and leadership skills, all vital for women's empowerment. Over coming this challenge leaves a positive impact not only on a personal level but can have a ripple effect on the community at large.
How will the team take action for their Goal?
Women helping Women
Involving men and boys in the process
The team plan to organise some training sessions with boys to promote friendship and to challenge stereotypes.
Involving the media
The team work with various TV Stations, News Papers and Magazines
Involving Politicians and other Important Stakeholders
The team will start some discussions with relevant Politicians and stakeholders to help push forward our agenda that of promoting Gender Equality through sport.
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