International Day of the Girl Child: Score Beyond

Women In Sports: Her Sport

The 11th of October 2020, was the International Day of the Girl Child; the theme: “My voice, Our equal future.” The non-governmental organization that imparts leadership skills through sports to women and girls organized an online session that featured some of its alumni members and other people that have been influential in the sports sector. The issues at hand that were addressed were the effects COVID-19 has had on the girl child in terms of welfare, education, family relations and gender-based violence, the relationship between mentorship and leadership, and the role men play in the development of the girl child in sports.

The panel consisted of Claire Lamunu a pro basketball athlete, Lydia Mbabazi alumni of Score Beyond currently on a basketball scholarship at Victory Christian Center School Carolina, USA, Bronnie Kusiima alumni of Score Beyond currently pursuing a degree in nursing at Makerere Medical School (she is currently Miss…

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