Ava, Malaika and Amira had always liked sport but participated only in a limited capacity until the chance came almost two years ago to create ‘Muscles and Mascara’, an after-school sports club for girls. That has since expanded in activities and popularity to the point where, last Friday, they launched their own community-wide ‘Newham Unity’ netball club for girls aged between 13 and 16. They embody the aims of The Telegraph's Girls, Inspired campaign.
Their promotional poster carries a striking cluster of aims: Empower women in sports; make women more confident in themselves; bring women and girls from all over Newham together; and create a cheap way for women to learn, improve and stay active.
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