Key achievement

Empowering girls and women in Mali for over 10 years


Network Member

The Association Malienne pour la Promotion de la Jeune Fille et de la Femme (AMPJF) focuses on girls and women, creating platforms for socio-cultural discussions that bridge generations and cultures through sport and art. It also offers a health programme and a rural economic development programme. Within AMPJF, football is used to encourage intercultural and intergenerational discussion and to create strong, confident, socially aware women. Through football, AMPJF tries to improve the social status of women in Malian society. The founder of the organisation, Souadou Diabaté Koné, was named an Ashoka Fellow in 2002 in recognition of her efforts in promoting the role of women in Mali.

Social Topics

Peace Building
Social Integration
Youth leadership


Souadou Diabaté Koné

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