How AFLW teaches girls the strength of their own bodies and minds

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 11 October 2017

18 mins

In 2011, the United Nations declared October 11 International Day of the Girl Child. The resolution states that: Empowerment of and investment in girls are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence, and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights.”

Girls face discrimination across cultures, borders and disciplines.

In Australia, Chyloe Kurdas has been helping girls realise their potential and facilitating leadership skills for years. Chyloe is an AFLW television and radio commentator & columnist who has been instrumental in getting the AFL National Women’s league off the ground.

She shares her experiences in women's sport, and how teaching our girls the strength of their own bodies can spark a revolution.

To find your local club and get your girls involved head to the AFL website.

Produced by Cinnamon Nippard.

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