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Skateboarding campaign for girls to be launched

JOBURG – Find out about a new campaign launched by a local skate school aimed at empowering young girls and women.

Girls who skateboard are the target market for a new and exciting campaign set to be launched on 5 December.

Give Her Five is a campaign created by local skate school, Skateistan, which will aim to positively impact the lives of young girls and women around the world. The campaign will showcase how safe spaces, sport and education assists girls in acquiring skills and the confidence they need to become leaders, even in non-sporting industries.

Skateistan is an international non-governmental organisation which was founded in 2007 in Afghanistan and uniquely uses skateboarding as a tool for empowerment. “Skateistan’s not just about skating. It’s about giving people life skills and hope for their future,” said Tony Hawk, a professional skateboarder and global Skateistan ambassador.

Details: skateistan.org; skateistanza on Facebook

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