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Unreasonable Kids College and Volunteers in Colombia Foundation honoring International Women's Day
By: Unreasonable Kids College
This interview, titled #BreaktheBias, is a discussion between Gonzalez Duarte and Unreasonable Kids College founder Ateba Whitaker. The two women will share project initiatives and ideas for empowering young women across the globe, specifically Gonzalez Duarte's "Box2Grow" boxing program for young women.
"There is no equality between men and women here. There is a macho culture. Sexual violence is common," says Gonzalez Duarte about the culture in Colombia. "I want to give women the tools to stand up for themselves. I want to plant that seed in their heads."
About Volunteers in Colombia Foundation:
Volunteers in Colombia Foundation creates projects with local leaders that fall under the second and fifth goals of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the UN—zero hunger and gender equality. The goal is also to help international volunteers find opportunities to work in Colombia. Volunteers in Colombia Foundation hosts "Box2Grow," a boxing program that provides young women between the ages of 7 and 71 years the tools to improve their self-confidence and self-esteem.
To learn more about Volunteers in Colombia Foundation, visit volunteersincolumbia.com (https://volunteersincolombia.com/
About Unreasonable Kids College:
Unreasonable Kids College, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a social, educational enterprise, training the next generation of kid superheroes. The goal is to teach kids how to become unreasonable thinkers that see opportunities where adults see problems. The objective is to create opportunities for kids to tackle the goals set by the UN SDG. Unreasonable Kids College creates a safe, peer-to-peer, coach-led environment to facilitate and inspire world changers, as they learn how to release their fight for good.
To learn more about Unreasonable Kids College, visit unreasonablekidscollege.org and follow us on Instagram @unreasonable.kids.college, Facebook @BuildingKidSuperheroes, and LinkedIn @UnreasonableKidsCollege.
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