Local partner

BoxGirls Kenya implement various programmes using the sport of boxing with the following main objectives:

  • promote sport (boxing) to challenge stereotypes related to gender and sport,
  • increase girls’ security by encouraging and facilitating discussions related to sexual and reproductive health rights, prevention of sexual abuse and their ability to relate positively to their bodies,
  • develop and activate girl’s leadership and entrepreneurships and
  • build critical awareness of key stakeholders (e.g. parents, teachers and community leaders) to question gender and sexual stereotypes, stigma and taboos related to sex and sexuality.