Tackled! is a practical, conceptual guide that looks at working with boys and young men to decrease gender-based violence. Through collective stories, data and findings on girls, boys and violence, the award-winning NGO, Girls & Football SA, combines theoretical research with a hands-on approach to reducing sexual violence.
With introductions and contributions from leading sportspeople like Siya Kolisi, Springboks Rugby Captain, Fran Hilton-Smith, FIFA Task Force, George Dearnaley, former Bafana Bafana player and Director of the Football Magic Foundation, and Adam Fine, CEO of Fives Futbol and game-changing entrepreneur, the book highlights:
  • • The importance of gender-sensitive language
  • • Ideas around masculinities and the male body
  • • Violence, bullying and peer pressure
  • • Behaviors and thoughts around sex and sexual harrassment
  • • The negative impact of an un-safe (school) environment
  • • The effect of gangs on the development of boys and young men
“I believe in the power of football. This book can bring change to
the lives of young people.”
– Fabio Cannavaro
Former Italian National Captain & Ballon D’Or Winner

BOOK A WORKSHOP

Workshops dedicated to working with boys and men to decrease gender based violence.

The Result:

  • 738 boys interviewed
  • 800 boys were interviewed for Tackled!
  • 03 launches
  • 03 global launches in UK, UAE, South Africa
Global training | South Africa, Ghana, UAE, UK
Through collective stories, data and findings on girls, boys and violence, the award-winning NGO, Girls & Football SA, combines theoretical research with a hands-on approach to reducing sexual violence.

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