Children and Young People's Network Meeting

Thursday 11th February, 10am-12pm at London Funders

This meeting focused upon Including Girls and Young Women- Best Practice. Presentations came from Kinja FC and the Big Lottery Fund. 

Yul Muzzioli from the Kinja FC project talked about engaging young girls and women to take part in sport. The Kinja FC project is remarkable in that it has managed to attract many young Muslim women to play football. Yul talked about the implementation of the project and the challenges that he faced on the journey to making the project successful.

In addition Sufina Ahmad talked through the Big Lottery Fund’s experience of developing their recent Women & Girls Initiative, in terms of what prompted them to develop this funding stream, what the criteria for projects was and what the learning and progress has been to-date.