Opening Boundaries continues its ‘Tackling Knife Crime’ campaign by teaming up with West Midlands Police and local primary schools.
Following the success of its ‘Tackling Knife Crime’ campaign in 2018 Opening Boundaries will have been working in partnership with the office of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner along with Evolve Coaching, to deliver workshops at local primary schools with backing from the Home Office.
The sessions have been targeting young people aged 8-11 years old across five primary schools in the Dudley borough.
Opening Boundaries and The Royal Navy take to the crease in Barbados to promote Women In Sport
After the success of their tour In Kenya to raise awareness of and promote gender equality. Opening Boundaries are pleased to announce, they will be touring Barbados in 2019 in a bid to further spread and promote the message of gender equality and peace through sport.
Stourbridge Rugby Club partners with Opening Boundaries to launch its "I Support - Tackling Knife Crime" Initiative
Teaming up with West Midlands Police to raise awareness of the increase in knife crime, Opening Boundaries and Stourbridge Rugby Club will be using the power of sport and in particular rugby, to organise a community charity event on the 6th May 2018.
UK Armed Forces Ladies cricket team aiming to bowl out domestic violence during Kenya tour
The UK Armed Forces Ladies cricket team are currently on tour in Kenya, raising awareness of domestic violence through the Opening Boundaries Bowling Out DV campaign. Teaming up with Cricket Kenya, the delegation of 16 Women have travelled from the UK with an aim of using cricket to raise awareness of gender based violence and showcasing women in sport.
Leeds Beckett hosts internationally-acclaimed leisure conference
An internationally-acclaimed conference which aims to foster research, promote interest and advance education in Leisure Studies, has been hosted by Leeds Beckett University.
A participatory keynote panel, made up of Simone Fullagar, Professor of Physical Cultural Studies at the University of Bath, Jane Ashworth OBE, Chief Executive of StreetGames, and Halima Khan, Founder and Managing Director of Opening Boundaries, focused on issues of women and girls’ leisure.
HOUSE OF LORDS LAUNCHES OPENING BOUNDARIES BOWLING OUT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CAMPAIGN GLOBALLY
Under the #BowlingOutDV campaign, Opening Boundaries will host two cricket matches, the first taking place on Sunday 13 August, where the UKAF Ladies XI will play an Inspirational Women XI at Burton Court, and the second on Sunday 17 September, the Lords & Commons XI team will play the White Ribbon UK XI at LCCC. The campaign will then travel to Kenya later in the year.
OPENING BOUNDARIES WORK WITH YORKSHIRE CRICKET TO OPEN FIRST EVER MULTI-FAITH ROOM
Yorkshire County Cricket Club today opened a dedicated multi-faith room at Headingley.
Dignitaries including the Club’s CEO Mark Arthur, Arif Ahmad (Yorkshire Cricket Foundation), Lord Patel, Baroness Scotland, Dr Muhammed Asim MBE and Reverend Adam Clayton (Diocese of Leeds) attended today’s inauguration
OPENING BOUNDARIES #CBBL INITIATIVE & RASHID ACADEMY LOOKING TO STRENGTHEN COMMUNITY CHOHESION
A nominee at the Asian Women Awards earlier this year, Halima Khan accepts her role as a female cricket coach is "a bit unusual" in her community but it works for what the academy is trying to achieve.
As well as delivering the nuts and bolts of the game, the academy's girls-only sessions are intended to help break down parental barriers to their daughters playing sport.
GHAP SHAP: WOMEN OF INFLUENCE HALIMA KHAN
Winner of Bradford’s Inspirational Woman in sport 2013, with over a decade of working in the sports industry, a cricket coach to women locally and internationally and perhaps the only Muslim woman in Yorkshire to be invited by the ICC to watch the recent T20 finals in India, our woman of influence interview this edition is with sporting talent Halima Khan. In an exclusive with Asian Sunday, Halima shares her journey into sports.