Advocating for gender equity in sport and breaking world records along the way, grassroots organization Equal Playing Field is challenging the inequalities female athletes face around the world. Formed in 2017, Equal Playing Field is a not-for-profit organization advocating for gender equality in sport and breaks gender stereotypes, especially for girls and women in marginalized countries. The organization raises awareness and creates opportunities for female athletes through high profile challenges, empowerment programs, and global advocacy platforms. Equal Playing Field is hoping to break the Guinness World Record for the largest number of players in a single game by recruiting 3,500 mainly female football players to play in the Festival of Football in June. Raising awareness for women in sport, Equal Playing Field is challenging gender stereotypes and creating opportunities one world record at a time. Check out their website:

Article by Leila Wargotz
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