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Children in Kilifi give memorandum to end the cycle of violence to leaders in their community

One hundred and fifty boys and girls from Kilifi County participated in a football drill led by Moving the Goalposts that discussed the question "how to end the cycle of violence" during the...Read more

Moving the Goalposts Kilifi and the International Day of the Girl celebrations in Kilifi and Kwale County

The International Day of the Girls is held every year on 11th October. This year will be the third edition. In recognition of the importance of investing in and empowering girls during...Read more

Grand finale for the MTG school football tournament for girls with special needs

KILIFI, KENYA (October 1, 2014) - Moving the Goalposts Kilifi is organizing a football tournament for girls with special needs. Thirty one special units and two special schools are participating...Read more

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Children in Kilifi give memorandum to end the cycle of violence to leaders in their community

By cvandam - Posted on 10 October 2014

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One hundred and fifty boys and girls from Kilifi County participated in a football drill led by Moving the Goalposts that discussed the question "how to end the cycle of violence" during the International Day of the Girl 2014 in Kilifi County.

The recommendations of the boys and girls for empowering adolescent girls: ending the cycle of violence, are:

Children/girls can help ending the cycle of violence by:

Moving the Goalposts Kilifi and the International Day of the Girl celebrations in Kilifi and Kwale County

By cvandam - Posted on 08 October 2014

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The International Day of the Girls is held every year on 11th October. This year will be the third edition. In recognition of the importance of investing in and empowering girls during adolescence, preventing and eliminating the various forms of violence they experience, the theme of International Day of the Girl Child for 2014 is:  Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence.  

Being inspired by Sabina

By cvandam - Posted on 02 October 2014

Blog by Cocky van Dam

Cocky van Dam is Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator in Moving the Goalposts

Grand finale for the MTG school football tournament for girls with special needs

By cvandam - Posted on 01 October 2014

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KILIFI, KENYA (October 1, 2014) - Moving the Goalposts Kilifi is organizing a football tournament for girls with special needs. Thirty one special units and two special schools are participating in a two day tournament that has seen more than 400 girls in Kilifi County engage in football and health information activities. The tournament started on Thursday 25th September with matches being played in Bamba (Maryango), Bahari (MTG field) and Kaloleni (Kizurini primary school).  It is the first time that also a special school from Kwale County participates.

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Girls and women in Kilifi District, Kenya are some of the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged people. Low retention in school, early and unintended pregnancies and vulnerability to HIV/AIDS trap them in a cycle of poverty. Moving the Goalposts Kilifi (MTG) uses football to empower girls and young women, helping them to fulfill their potential both on and off the football field.