Maracanã stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, shortly before the Peru versus Bolivia match. Photo by Tânia Rêgo/Agência Brasil, reproduction allowed with attribution. While some of the world’s best football players are on the field, TV cameras show thousands of empty seats in the Brazilian stadiums hosting this year’s Copa America,
Screenshot from “Playing Against Patriarchy: Muslim Girls own the ‘Male Space’ by Playing Football” video. This post was written by Grace Jolliffe and originally appeared on Video Volunteers, an award-winning international community media organisation based in India. A slightly edited version is published below as part of a content-sharing agreement.
Nirmal Purja, better known as Nims, is on a mission to climb all 14 peaks above 8,000 meters in 7 months. Image from the Project Possible Facebook page. Used with permission. Nirmal Purja MBE, better known as Nims, is on a mission to climb all the ‘eight-thousanders’ (the 14 mountains above
Image Credit: Rashed Alam, Bangladesh Surf Girls And Boys. Used with permission About 6 years ago, Bangladeshi surfer Rashed Alam and his wife, Venessa Rude, started up an initiative to teach a group of young girls to surf. In the face of very conservative ideas about gender norms, this was a
A screenshot from a YouTube video of Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz in a pre-World Cup international friendly match against Panama on May 19, 2019. Jamaica won the match 3-1. Video published by JFFLIVE. The Reggae Girlz, Jamaica’s women’s football team, are in France to play in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World