Breakaway Video Game for Boys

Breakaway is a free online video game co-produced by UNFPA launched during the World Cup in South Africa as part of the UN Secretary-General's UNITE Campaign to reach out to boys aged 8-11 with the aim of changing gender dynamics. The video can be a helpful resource for teaching purposes to introduce concepts of gender. More information about the campaign can be found here: and here:

A facilitators guide in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese is available via this link:

The actual game is available here:

Emergent Media Center at Champlain College, with Population Media Centre and UNFPA
Publication date: 
Sunday, 24 February, 2013