24 and 27 October, Helsinki
Monaliiku is an organisation based in Helsinki that aims to improve women’s mental and physical well-being by encouraging them to take part in sports.
As a Fare member and Development Grant recipient, Monaliiku have been running free weekly football sessions as part of their Football Fitness for Women programme. During the #FootballPeople weeks, the organisation will host two panel discussions in partnership with the National Council of Women in Finland and the Football Players Union in Finland on the 24 October dedicated to discussing equality in football. On the 27 October, Monaliiku will run their annual ‘She Football Festival’ and aims to involve those who participate in the weekly sessions in the festival. The ‘She Football Festival’ will take place at the HS Areena, with a focus on promoting greater physical activity for women and girls.
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S H E F O O T B A L L F E S T I V A L Lauantaina | On Saturday, 27.10.2018 HS-Areena | Helsinki, Töölö 💯⚽💯⚽💯⚽💯⚽💯⚽💯⚽💯⚽ . #SheFootballFestival celebrates #diversity and it brings together #friends of football and sports for a good cause! The aim of the event is to provide fun day of football and sports activities and same time raise funds for a development project @shefootballinitiative in Nigeria that aims to empower girls through football. The event is part of global #FootballPeople Action Weeks by FARE Network. @farenet is the funder of the event. 🙏🏼 . The official ambassadors of the event are @evabiaudet and @success4lyf. Eva Biaudet is a member of parliament reprenting RKP and the Chairwoman of the National Council of Women of Finland. Ayisat Yusuf is a former player of the Nigerian national team. She is also a board member of the FARE Network and in charge of the SheFootball in Nigeria. ℹ️ . In the program: ▪️ Amateur football tournament #Play4Solidarity (Amateur female teams can register ➡️ link in bio! ▪️Gymnastic performance▪️Salsa classes ▪️Freestyle football▪️Sporty activities▪️Music by @ttilulu101 ▪️Food, friends and fun 💗 . We aim to provide safe space and environment for participating in sports and any form of discrimination or hate speech is not tolerated during the event.⚠️ . The event is organized in cooperation with LET’S MOVE project @helsinkiliikkuu, Monika-Naiset Liitto, Punainen Kortti Rasismille @srtrcfinland, HJK-juniorit @hjk_ry, FIMU ry @fimu2016, Suomen Voimisteluliitto @voimistelu ja Stadi Cup @stadicup #FootballPeople #farenetwork #monaliiku #campaign #event #charity #sports #football #footballforinclusion #empowerwomen #empowergirls #footballempowers #Helsinki #Finland #Töölö #kantakaupunki #eirasismille #eivihapuheelle #safespace #notoracism #refugeeswelcome #helsinkiliikkuu