Rugby League empowers women in Papua New Guinea

June 1, 2016

A community outreach program in Papua New Guinea is using rugby league to empower women.

Rutha Omenefa works with women at the Bihute Correctional Services using the popular sport to deliver powerful messages.

Rutha’s program involves teaching league skills and respect for self and others. It also encourages female participation and gender equality in a sport that is traditionally male-dominated.

Read more on the NRL website.