Using cricket to promote change: how sport is empowering women in PNG

22 January 2016

Two girls smiling at the camera

In recent years, the Kriket Bilong Olgeta (Cricket Belongs to Everyone) Program in PNG has been working to increase women’s participation in the once male-dominated sport of cricket. The athletes’ visibility and achievements are helping to change mindsets about women and girls’ capability and achievement - and sporting activities are being used to spread messages about eliminating violence against women and girls.

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Last Updated: 15 April 2019