Manchester United, a British football club, said on International Women’s Day last year: It’s time to question stereotypes. It was time for “#ChooseToChallenge” and we had women from all over the world talk to us. In addition to millions of fans, one of the world’s largest teams, Arsenal and Liverpool, also helped with this challenge on International Women’s Day. In addition, the March 8th celebration was not limited to last year’s campaign and Greenfield. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which began on July 23, 2021 for a pandemic, hosted the most “equal” game in history. About 49% of the athletes who participated in the Tokyo tournament were women. At the first modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896, there were no female athletes.
Samsung Spor’s purple jersey is now in the field for equality
A similar move in Turkey came from the TFF 1st league club Yılport Samsunspor. Samsung Spol turned his attention to violence against violence on November 25, last year, “International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women,” with the aim of supporting women and raising awareness of gender equality through the power of sports and football. Announced a purple jersey campaign to oppose. woman. Created with the slogan “Heaviest jersey in the world” and the message “Violence against women is not allowed” in 15 languages, the jersey has now landed on the field for equality.
Continuing to support the woman with the message, “Equality begins and violence ends,” the team’s soccer players shared a photo with a purple jersey on social media. We invited everyone, especially fans, other athletes and clubs to the #EqualityStartsWhereViolenceEnds “Challenge”.
“Challenge” as a continuation of the campaign
This challenge is the continuation of the “Prohibition of Violence Against Women” campaign, supported by Zeycan Rochelle Yıldırım, owner of Yılport Samsunspor Futbol Kulubu A.Ş and daughter of Yüksel Yıldırım, Chairman of the Board of Directors. .. Zeycan Rochelle Yıldırım, who expressed her satisfaction with the trends started by Samsunspor players on social media, said: Even on days when she doesn’t have to talk about “violence against women” or equality, she will continue to do her best to continue this campaign, which was born in Samsung, where the national struggle has begun. Every corner of our country.
Gender equality, one of the cornerstones of development, was an important step to be taken not only for national improvement but also for the world economy, and Jurdurum continued his words: The challenge that Samsunspor players have started to raise awareness about gender equality on social media is not surprising. We welcome everyone, not just athletes. Everyone in Turkey, men and women, should wear this jersey. We hope this campaign will go down in history and be a source of inspiration for other sports clubs, businesses and non-governmental organizations. “
All Samsunspor games are free for women until the end of the season.
To make women love football as much as men, Samsung Spor games in Samsung until the end of the season will be free for female fans. The campaign, launched by Samsunspor to support gender equality, aims to help women also have a love and experience with sports.
In 15 different languages around the world!
Designed by Samsunspor as “the heaviest jersey in the world” and written in 15 different languages as “against violence against women,” the purple jersey prepares to challenge the Greenfield on both national and international platforms. I am. The heaviest jerseys in the world are also sold at the club’s official merchandise stores. 10% of sales will be donated to a foundation that works for the benefit of women who are victims of violence. Foundations and projects eligible for donations will be announced at the end of the season when jerseys are no longer sold.