16 October, Helsinki
Since it’s establishment in 2009, Monaliiku has been engaged in promoting sport for women and through sport increasing women’s physical health and wellbeing.
During the Football People action weeks Monaliiku will organise a one-day football festival entitled Football for Refugee Women in HS-Areena Helsinki. The event consists of a football tournament, where teams of women will compete, and a sport fair, where involved partners will showcase their ideas and activities.
The purpose of the event is to encourage and support refugee women to practice sport and to promote social inclusion.
This event will have the support of Ayisat Yusuf Aromire, former professional football player and Fare board member.
For further details about the event visit their website.