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Real Women Sharing Their Stories About Gender and Gender-Based Violence

December 4, 2017

Editor’s Note: In 2016, StoryCenter began a partnership with Grassroot Soccer South Africa, to support young women living in Cape Town’s largest township, Khayelitsha, in telling… Read More

Stars Come Out to Mark World AIDS Day at Grassroot Soccer Gala

December 2, 2017

David Beckham and Rachel Riley headline fundraising event LONDON, ENGLAND — On Friday 1st December, to mark this year’s World AIDS Day, celebrities, footballers, and… Read More

Grassroot Soccer South Africa Recognised at 2017 Western Cape Government Awards

December 1, 2017

CAPE TOWN – Grassroot Soccer SA is honoured to be recognised at the 2017 … Read More

Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee, ExxonMobil, and Grassroot Soccer Team Up to Reach Youth Through Sport

November 17, 2017

Photo courtesy of Nicole Banister. Adapted from an earlier press release. Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (Nov. 9, 2017) – Three… Read More

Reflections on the New York City Marathon 2017

November 16, 2017

Pam Miles, events coordinator for Grassroot Soccer, reflects on how the NYC Marathon changes lives. Any marathon brings with… Read More

“For all the Voiceless Voices”: 5 Takeaways from WLGH 2017

November 14, 2017

The Women Leaders in Global Health (WLGH) conference is in its inaugural year, although the numbers might suggest otherwise. Held at Stanford University on… Read More

365 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

November 8, 2017

The following is adapted from a longer work by Pulane Baloyi, Managing Director of Grassroot Soccer South Africa, in connection with the international 16… Read More

Chicago Marathon’s Team GRS Provides 600+ Adolescents with Life-changing Education

November 1, 2017

Sam Todd runs the 2017 Chicago Marathon on Team GRS Pam Miles, events coordinator for Grassroot Soccer, shares why the Chicago Marathon is… Read More

The Climb to 2 Million Youth: Your Highlights from 2017

November 1, 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we’re looking back on everything your support has accomplished. The past year has been filled with milestones, triumphs, and new… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Selected to Present at Gates Grand Challenges Meeting

October 31, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Grassroot Soccer (GRS) received an exclusive invitation to present at the 2017 Grand Challenges Meeting, hosted October 1-4 by the… Read More