Gender equality promoted on the soccer field

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Beijing Royal School students train at the UN Women and Valencia CF Football Clinic. Photo: UN Women/ Valencia CF/ Lázaro Dela Peña

Soccer can teach young boys and girls across the world that they are equals, according to the United Nations.

Professional players of the Spanish club, Valencia CF recently held a clinic for aspiring stars at the Beijing Royal School in China.

It was organized in partnership with UN Women, which wants to replicate the awareness-raising activity in other countries.

Ana Carmo spoke with the agency's Jose Carlos Ferrer and began by asking him what they aim to achieve.

Duration:  4'40"

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