Teen girls in South Africa teaching soccer

The Washington Post is devoting some of their space to a group of teenage girls to blog about their experience in Africa. Here’s the intro:

What happens when 11 Washington area high school girls, the picture of health and privilege, travel 8,000 miles to South Africa to teach soccer to girls their own age, all of whom know the downward drag of poverty and many of whom will be infected with AIDS or are living with someone who is? What happens when they sit around a fire and talk about self-image and sexuality with girls more open to those conversations than they are?

It’s a pretty interesting read.

(And don’t miss the second in the condom commercial series just below this post!)

About Karen Rayne

Dr. Karen Rayne has been supporting parents and families since 2007 when she received her PhD in Educational Psychology. A specialist in child wellbeing, Dr. Rayne has spent much of her career supporting parents, teachers, and other adults who care for children and teenagers.