Can women's football be a game changer?

Queer identities, widely accepted on the pitch in women's football, may be the way to challenge gender norms in some societies. This blog post has been written by PhD student Loes Oudenhuijsen for 'Africa is a Country'.

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Read Loes' other blog post for 'Africa is a Country': 'Quietly queer in Senegal'.

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Loes Oudenhuijsen

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Loes Oudenhuijsen works as a PhD student on her own project, titled 'Islam, everyday ethics, and its gendered contestations: ‘’wicked’’ women in Senegal from 1950 to the present'. Loes holds a BSc in International Development Studies from Wageningen University, and an MA in African Studies (research) from Leiden University.


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