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The event in South Africa was SCA’s and WSSCC’s first training session on menstrual hygiene education.
A group discussion at SCA’s session in Cape Town, South Africa, with girls from the Khayelitsha and Gugulethu townships.
The girls in South Africa also had the opportunity to meet team SCA member Sara Hastreiter, who spoke about her journey in achieving her dream of becoming a professional sailor.
SCA’s and WSSCC’s training session in Haikou, China, was in connection to the SCA female crew team’s Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Sanya, China. Kersti Strandqvist, SVP Sustainability, is pictured center during the workshop.
Nearly 30 girls, ages 10 to 12, participated in the Haikou session where they were able to discuss their bodies, the importance of good hygiene during menstruation and that they should not feel ashamed but should feel pride.
Girls at the Haikou session show solidarity.