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Isabel Banda

Lusaka, Zambia

Interpreter, National Organisation for Women in Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation

"I want the girl child to love sports, be safe and not go through the experience that I had passed through."

Personal Experience

Isabel loved sports and was very good at netball, winning trophies and making a great progress. But one day a shocking experience stood between her and the sport that she loved. Isabel's coach attempted to sexually harass her and blackmailed her that if she talked to anyone about this she would be out of the team. Fortunately, she found the courage to speak about that and thanks to her parents' support she was able to keep doing sports.