21 January 2019

Kick-off workshop of project "Kick It like A Girl!"

Gender, football and citizenship in Cameroon and Senegal

The kick-off workshop of project "Kick It like a Girl! Young women push themselves through football in the African public space" took place last week in Yaounde.

This four-year project conducted in partnership with the University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HES SO) in Switzerland, University Gaston Berger in Senegal and the Catholic University of Central Africa in Cameroon will examine the engagement of girls in junior football teams as a real experience of citizenship.

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This research project is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) within their joint Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d Programme).

The main goal of the r4d Programme is the generation of new knowledge and the application of research results that contribute to solving global problems and securing public goods in poor countries within the framework of global sustainable development.

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