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GFA Foundation partners Goals For Flow for football tournament

10 months ago

The Flow Tournament which is aimed at increasing the awareness on menstrual hygiene has been staged at the McDan Park, La on Saturday, September 16,2023.

The GFA Foundation partnered with Goals For Flow to organise the tournament which is to promote Menstrual Health and Hygiene in Ghana.

The partnership advocates for increase access to menstrual products, reduce stigma, empower women and girls, promote policy changes, and contribute to Sustainable Development Goals 3 and 5, that is Good Health and Well-being as well as Gender Equality respectively.

The football games were be preceded by a women’s’ health and empowerment advocacy workshop.

The competing women teams were La Ladies Football Club, Teshie Constant Ladies Football Club, Valued Girls Football Club and Ridge City Football Club.

All the female footballers from the 4 Teams will be given 6 months’ supply of sanitary pads and other menstrual hygiene products.

The women football tourney is aimed at driving conversations and actions towards period poverty and other menstrual health challenges.

Period poverty describes the struggle many low-income women and girls face while trying to afford menstrual products.