“Doing the Social Awareness Homework” – Marisa Schlenker

Inequality in sports is found in harmful stereotypes and prejudices and gender discrimination continues to be one of the most pressing issues in the industry. Through her football experience, sport for development expert Marisa Schlenker sought to understand the role of sport in reaching outcomes beyond the playing field like changing gender norms,  gender empowerment and equity. In this #SportWorksTALKS Marisa Schenkler discusses how sport is experienced in multiple contexts and the complexity of monitoring and evaluation as she guides us through various projects and her research. Join us for this insightful look into the world of sport for development.

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