Britain’s First All-Asian Girls’ Cricket Team

Zainab from Bats, Balls and Bradford Girls. Earlier this year, the BBC made Bats, Balls and Bradford Girls, a documentary about Britain’s first all-Asian girls’ cricket team, following them during their last summer of training together. Having started the...

Wonder Women: Summer of Sport

There has been a long battle for women’s sports to get the same recognition as men’s, but as I write this blog we are in the midst of something of a revolution. It’s been a long time coming! A staggering 25.4...

The Rise of Girls Soccer in Spain

In a world dealing with various political, religious and social crises that negatively impact girls, this story was a breath of fresh air. A girls’ soccer team in northeastern Spain has emerged victorious after coming in first in a junior regional league. The...

Bronze Strigil with Handle in Form of a Girl

At just 40 centimeters, this figure is unassuming next to the momentous collections at the British Museum. Surprisingly, this bronze strigil is a symbol of girlhood strength. Long before bath bombs, shower gel, and dry shampoo, girls were using a much different tool...

Olympic Girls: Nellie Kim

Nellie Kim made history at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal – not only did she win four medals but she also the first woman to score a perfect 10 in the floor exercise and on the vault. For Nellie this was a journey that began while she was still in school, along...

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