Challenges Faced

There are a huge amount of challenges that girls face worldwide. Girls Kick was created in order to face some of these challenges head on. The following is a short list of these challenges, but there are more every year; Low attendance / graduation rates for girls, lack of incentive for long term vision and planning, societal and religious pressures, gender discrimination in sports, economic challenges, unequal gender norms, gender violence in schools, early pregnancies, child marriages, poverty, and child labor.

Problem / demand

Global Numbers

Million girls out of school worldwide

34.3 million of primary school age, 30 million of lower-secondary age, and 64.7 million of upper-secondary age

Million registered women and girls playing football globally today

out of the 250 million total


Million young girls in sub-Saharan Africa don’t have access to education

% enrollment rate for girls in primary school

% of the completion rate for girls in lower secondary education

average number of years African girls go to school before they turn 16

Million girls out of school in Africa in 2019 and 4 million will never even enter a classroom


% of girls enrolled in primary school in Senegal in 2016, but only 63.5% actually completed their primary education

organized soccer for school-age girls

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