The Manado Government acknowledges that there is still some work to do especially in stopping gender based violence. The National women Department shared a sad statistic which underlines this problem: 33% of Women in Indonesia experienced sexual abuse! We’re proud to announce that the Local Government adopt Pledge United as a curriculum that have to be implemented at all middle high schools in Manado! Teenage boys at every high school in Manado will be made aware of this problem and be challenged to take the pledge to respect and protect women. The Vice Mayor said the creative approach of Pledge United through football, should be an example for all programs that address social issues.