Make Space for Girls!

Make Space for Girls campaigns for facilities and public spaces for teenage girls.

The team behind Make Space for Girls say that parks, play equipment and public spaces for older children and teenagers are currently designed for the default male. Provision is almost entirely in terms of skate parks, BMX tracks, football pitches and MUGAs, which are used almost entirely by boys.

This absence has important implications for how active girls are, for their health in later life, and for how they see themselves as belonging in public spaces.

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Source: Greenspace Scotland