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This Girl Can

This Girl Can is a Sport England campaign supporting and inspiring women everywhere to get moving in ways that work for them.

This Girl Can is a Sport England national campaign. It’s a celebration of active women everywhere who are doing their thing, no matter how they do it, how they look or even how sweaty they get.

From day one, the award-winning campaign has been shaking up the way women get active and changing the rules of the game. Take a look at the journey of the campaign since 2015.

The latest phase of the campaign – This Girl Can With You – launched in February 2023 to address the enjoyment gap with a focus on four main action areas – Social, Suitable, Self-Affirming, and Safe – helping more women to feel that becoming active is a rewarding, pleasurable experience.

Join in the media conversation using #ThisGirlCan and @ThisGirlCanUK.

For ideas and inspiration on getting active in a way that works for you, visit the This Girl Can website.

This Girl Can website

This Girl Can Sussex Ambassadors and stories

There are many women and girls in Sussex who are helping to inspire and motivate others to be active and give sport a go.

We have two TGC Sussex Ambassadors who we collaborate with to support the delivery of the network and ensure it’s aims addresses the needs of women and girls in the county.

Meet our TGC Sussex Ambassadors

 

Read about some of the women in Sussex who have shared their physical activity or sport journey and are helping to shout about the campaign within their local community.

Read their stories

The next steps

1. Check out our This Girl Can Sussex Network events.

2. Get Delivering! Secondary School resources from the Youth Sport Trust can be found here.

3. Are you female and interested in becoming a coach? Sign up to Project 500.

4. Have a story you would like to share about what being physically active means to you? Add it to our This Girl Can Sussex storyboard here. Please note we will be sharing people’s stories on our social media platforms. If you would be happy to speak more about your inactive to active journey or why physical activity is so important to you please email abunce@activesussex.org

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This Girl Can Sussex news

Join the This Girl Can Sussex Network

Join the This Girl Can Sussex Network to find out about events taking place, relevant news, and inspiring stories.

This Girl Can Sussex Network

Alex Bunce

Marketing & Communications Officer

Responsible for internal and external communications, digital communications, strategic communications, social media management, media relations, the Active Sussex website and coordinating print and branded materials.

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