LaLiga: The Life-Changing Effect Of Football For Young Women In Rural India

April 9, 2019

Girls and women in rural India have traditionally been educated to become mothers, to serve their families and, in some cases, to marry at an early age, but alternative paths are being marked out thanks in part to the power of football, which is helping to challenge these prejudices and to transform the position of women in society and in their communities.

This is being made possible through the Vicente Ferrer Foundation (FVF) and its work with the LaLiga Foundation and the LaLiga women’s football department. A new agreement between the two organisations increases the promotion of women’s football and helps advance gender equality in rural areas of India, reducing the risks of discrimination or isolation.

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