The Maldives Skate Boarding Association (SBA) is hosting an event on Saturday in collaboration with the Women’s Football Club to celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child.
Taking place at the Skate Park located in the reclaimed suburb of Hulhumale, the event begins at 1700 hrs. The main motive of it is to give girls involved in sporting activities, the opportunity to experience and explore skating and futsal.
In line with the theme ‘ Girl Force: Unscripted and Unstoppable ‘ this year, trained SBA skaters will provide participants with an hour of exposure and coaching. Also at the event, the skaters will share their stories and experiences.
The association appealed to the public to help remove obstacles and barriers for girls and the role of sports in addressing gender equality issues.
Interested parties can follow updates of the event via Twitter and Instagram through the social media channels of SBA.
International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated on October 11 each year. The day honors girls amplify their voice and stand up for their rights.