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There are certain qualities that are inherent in all sports, which can be positioned to facilitate positive growth and change in a girl’s life. However, every sport is unique. Each sport carries physical, intellectual, psychosocial, cultural, historical and political implications. When choosing which sport to use to address gender-based violence with girls, it is important to consider a variety of factors. Programmes aimed at improving girls’ capacity to avoid GBV as well as those making meaningful change in survivor’s lives have often targeted qualities of specific sport activities and designed their programme to exploit those qualities.