Soccer is an empowering sport for girls, specifically in Brazil, as soccer is a man’s sport in Brazil. By showing these girls that they can play a sport outside of the cultural norm that machismo culture dictates, Trilhando Caminho’s hope is to help them move past the cycle of poverty.
From birds chirping at 11 pm and rivers of snowmelt, to trying local foods and learning new words in Icelandic, Bella details her summer in Iceland with SIT Study Abroad.
I chose to study with SIT’s Social Justice and Sustainable Development program in Fortaleza because I thought it would provide a meaningful experience that could positively affect my research and activism.
Last week, the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet [. . .] for its contributions to the peaceful democratization of Tunisia.
Overall, the SIT Study Abroad experience has been life-changing for me. It forced me to regard my time in Ecuador not through the eyes of a tourist, but as an intercultural being.