Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Great piece on Goal India

Many thanks to The Alternative for this great profile on Goal in India.

Go Girl!
Aarti Mohan, Prerna Seth, 24 Nov 2010

Netball gives these young girls a better chance at life

It is 2’0 clock in the afternoon. The sun blazes down the open space of a near empty and dusty Barat ground in the village of Aali, close to the Delhi-Badarpur border. Sixteen year old Sarita cycles in through the gate, brimming with confidence, a bright smile on her face. She enjoys singing and sports; she wants to be a 'player' when she grows up. Sarita joins the rest of the ‘gang of girls’ , all dressed demurely in salwar kurtas; cheers and screams renting the air as they chase the ball down the ground in wild abandon. Welcome to a training class on HIV, sexuality education and health! Keep reading...

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