MEN and Tibu Africa celebrate girls' empowerment

The Ministry of National Education, Preschool and Sports and Tibu Africa celebrated this weekend the empowerment program for girls and women through the final of the “GIRLS CAN INITIATIVE” crowned by an educational victory girls from the Derb Sultan district team against those of Hay Mohammadi.

They were 204 girls and 36 women direct beneficiaries of the initiative and 12 neighborhoods of the Casablanca-Settat region mobilized around a program of empowerment and support for girls and women, an innovative initiative in education and l socioeconomic inclusion of girls and women in NEET situations.

On this occasion, the president of the NGO Tibu Africa, Mohamed Amine Zariat, emphasized the importance of setting up a framework of education and social inclusion through the practice of physical activities. sports and the transmission of life values ​​through sport.

For his part, the director of sports at the ministry stressed the importance of activities and programs that contribute to the emancipation of girls and women in society.

The GIRLS CAN INITIATIVE competition, which took place from July 19 to 22, 2022, saw the participation of all the countries qualified for the Women’s CAN Morocco 2022, each represented by a district of Casablanca selected during a draw carried out by ambassadors and representatives of qualified countries (Morocco/Ain Sebâa, Burkina Faso/Derb Sultan, Senegal/Medina Q’Dima, Uganda/Sidi Moumen, Cameroon/Al Hank, Zambia/Errahma, Tunisia/Hay Mohammadi, Togo/Ain Chock , Nigeria/Hay Hassani, South Africa/Sebata, Burundi/Lissassfa, Botswana/Oulfa).

Tibu Africa’s GIRLS CAN initiative aimed at boosting and including girls and women through football makes it possible, among other things, to contribute to the achievement of the 17 sustainable development goals published by the member countries of the United Nations, more specifically Goal No. 4 which aims to ensure access for all to quality education and lifelong learning programs and Goal No. 5 for the promotion of gender equality and empowerment of all girls and women.

It intervenes, moreover, in response to the Royal letter testifying to the vision which aims to make sport a buoyant sector and a real lever for economic growth and social inclusion.

Tibu Africa plans to register this initiative as a best practice with major sports bodies, so that they can adopt and implement it as a prelude to the organization of major international sporting events to give every young girl and woman the opportunity in a NEET situation to believe in themselves and to make their way to success both personally and professionally.

Tibu Africa is an NGO that uses the power of sport to design social and innovative solutions in the field of education, empowerment and socio-economic inclusion of young people and women through sport.

As the main organization in the education and integration of young people through sport in Morocco and Africa with wide national coverage in more than 18 cities, 12 regions of the kingdom and 5 African capitals, and in line with its ambition to becoming the locomotive of sport for development in Africa by 2030, Tibu Africa is committed to contributing to the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and sees them as an opportunity to position sport as a powerful tool to design innovative solutions to the complexity of the challenges of the 21st century.

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