Overcoming Gender Based Violence | Laureus Sport for Good: Signing Safe Futures

This video is a story of change about Overcoming Gender based violence (GBV) in Kingston, Jamaica recounted by a coach of The Signing Safe Futures Jamaica program.The Signing Safe Futures Jamaica (SSFJ) program aims to empower girls and women from the Deaf community through martial arts, dance and gender-based violence awareness. In this story of change the coach uses sign language to tell a story of a friend who suffered from domestic violence and joined SSFJ. Thanks to SSFJ her friend was empowered, learned to defend herself and stood up to her abuser. The Film was made as part of Participatory Video and Most Significant Change (PV MSC) evaluation exercise for coaches and students of the Signing Safe Futures Jamaica Program. They produced 3 video stories which capture different aspects of the impact of the Signing Safe Futures Jamaica programme for female coaches and their respective students from Lister Mair/Gilby High School for the Deaf.This video was made in February 2020 as part of the Participatory Video and Most Significant Change participatory evaluation implemented by InsightShare in partnership with Laureus Sport for Good and its grantees: Jamaican Association for the Deaf and Deafkidz International (Jamaica). The video is part of the “Laureus Sport for Good: Empowering abilities through sport” Playlist. The playlist includes 8 video stories of change recorded by the participants of the PV MSC participatory evaluation that took place in Ethiopia, Thailand and Jamaica and a video summary of the process. In the playlist you can find the other two videos of change produced by Signing Safe Futures Jamaica (SSFJ).Funded under the Patronage of Nelson Mandela in 2000, Laureus Sport for Good has since funded, nurtured and built more than 200+ sport for development programmes in 40 countries around the world: https://www.laureus.com/sport-for-goodWith this PV MSC Process Laureus Sport for Good aimed to examine how participation in Sport for development programmes can help positively impact young persons living with a disability. InsightShare is a community development organisation committed to improving and shaping the use of Participatory Video in all its forms. As leading practitioners in the field of Participatory Video, we have dedicated ourselves to delivering transformational projects with some of the world’s most marginalised communities and Indigenous Peoples. We have directly facilitated hundreds of projects in over sixty countries, working with diverse peoples to address a wide variety of issues. We support people to use video for: advocacy, research, programme design, innovation, monitoring and evaluation and community engagement. InsightShare uses videos to empower citizens, enhance research and drive innovation. So can you. https://insightshare.org For more content subscribe to the InsightShare channel and follow us on social media: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Insights... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InsightShareUk/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/InsightShare Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/insight_share/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/insi..