Women's Empowerment and Support Squad
A series of exercise classes and discussions focusing on kickboxing and self-defence to empower young women
Supported by ‘The Winch’ based in North Camden, Francesca, aimed to break mental, physical and emotional barriers for other young women aged 15-30, through exercise classes and discussion focusing on kickboxing and self-defence.
One participant, Anna, said “amazing workout, great support and encouragement. It is building my confidence and I feel so much better after this exercise.” Another participant Idil said “the sessions are really helping me get out my comfort zone, I found the voice that I thought I never had, I really enjoy the sessions and want to carry on learning”.
people took part in the sessions
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About the Project
Peabody is funding 11-25 year olds to develop their own projects, trips and events for other young people in their local area.