A bunch of ten feminine Pakistani hockey gamers and two feminine coaches will depart for Washington this weekend to take part within the U.S. State Division’s Empowering Girls and Ladies via Sports activities Initiative program from June 17-27 which goals to extend the variety of ladies and women concerned in sports activities.
“These highschool athletes will play subject hockey with their American counterparts in Washington D.C. the place they may work with their friends on growing teamwork, well being, and management expertise,” stated Robert Raines, Deputy Cultural Affairs Officer on the U.S. Embassy. “They can even journey to North Carolina to take part in subject hockey clinics, actions on sports activities and incapacity rights, and group volunteerism on the College of North Carolina-Greensboro.”
The number of these feminine hockey gamers was made by the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), and consists of women from throughout Pakistan, with an emphasis on recruiting women from rural areas with little entry to such alternatives.
This worldwide sports activities alternate program builds on the U.S. world dedication to advance the rights of girls and women around the globe. To additional this initiative, the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad has despatched a number of younger feminine soccer and basketball gamers to the U.S. in earlier years.
Their time in the USA will coincide with the 41st anniversary of Title IX, the landmark U.S. legislation which afforded alternative and equality for American ladies in sports activities and training. The teachings of Title IX will assist younger athletes enhance the variety of ladies and women who take part in all points of sports activities worldwide.
The Empowering Girls and Ladies via Sports activities Initiative is comprised of three pillars: Sports activities Envoys (American athletes who journey abroad); Sports activities Guests (youth athletes and coaches who journey to the USA); and the cornerstone of the initiative, the U.S. Division of State and espn International Sports activities Mentoring Program.