Decorated U.S. swimmer, Summer Sander Schlopy, visits Plan International’s Champions of Change (CoC) programs in Uganda. As seen in We Need To Talk, CBS Sports Network. CoC promotes gender equality and social norm change through girls empowerment, boys engagement, peer-to-peer mobilization and intergenerational dialogues.
Adolescent girls are empowered through soccer. The sport can have a powerful impact in terms of challenging traditional gender roles, while raising awareness of the negative impact of teenage pregnancies and child marriages.