Afghanistan
Skateistan celebrates International Day for Sport for Development and Peace 2021
Skateistan celebrated the International Day for Sport for Development and Peace earlier this month. IDSDP is an annual celebration of the power of sport to drive social change, community development and to foster peace.
We exceeded our global girls participation goal three months in a row!
Around half our students are girls and we strive every day to keep this at 50% or even higher.
16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence
Skateistan works to empower women and girls through skateboarding and education. Near the end of 2019, Skateistan Skate Schools participated in the '16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence' to continue advocating on behalf of women and girls.
Skateistan Documentary: Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl)
A short documentary which follows the progress of a group of girls at Skateistan in Kabul.
Mazar-e-Sharif Update: Partner Profile of the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan
As part of our focus on developing inclusive and accessible programs, we are excited to highlight the work we do with deaf and hard of hearing students.
Student Profile: Introducing Belkesa*
Introducing you to a student at one of our Skate Schools.