Girls and boys from Be a Men Club Mostar, which exists within the CARE partner organization Youth Power, have organized on Thursday 26th May a volleyball tournament on the occasion of World Sports Day. The tournament gathered 100 young people divided into 8 teams.
Youth Power, as part of cooperation with partner high schools in the area of Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, and as part of the regular activities of Be a Men Club Mostar, organized a one-day volleyball tournament on the occasion of World Sports Day, which is celebrated on 25th May every year.
As part of our work on promoting healthier lifestyles and violence prevention, we organized the tournament in cooperation with partner high schools in the area of Herzegovina-Neretva Canton.
The teams were made up of an equal number of girls and boys, thus sending a message about the importance of gender equality; on and off the field.
The tournament was attended by two teams Be a Men Club Mostar, and teams in front of the following partner high schools: Gymnasium Mostar, Secondary School of Mechanical Engineering, Secondary School of Electrical Engineering “Salih-Salko Curic” Mostar, Secondary School of Economics and Hospitality Mostar, Mostar Polytechnic School and Civil Engineering High School.
The first place was won by the team of the Secondary School of Economics and Hospitality and Tourism Mostar. The second place was taken by girls and boys from Buda Men’s Club Mostar. In third place is the team of Gymnasium Mostar.
This activity was implemented within Young Men Initiative program which is supported by Austrian Development Agency Development Agency, through project “Future for You(th): Young people as Leaders of Life Skills Education in the Balkans”; Swiss Development Cooperation through project “Young Men Initiative (YMI): Promoting Healthier Lifestyles and Decrease of Interpersonal Violence among Youth in Bosnia and Herzegovina by Challenging Gender Stereotypes Phase III”; and Oak Foundation and CARE Germany for the project “Young People as Future Leaders for Promotion of Life Skills (YMI III)”.