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Germany’s Discover Football to organise the Women’s Rights and Football Festival 2017 in Goa!

Germany’s Discover Football have announced that the Women’s Rights and Football Festival 2017 will be played from August 5 to 13, 2017 at the Duler Stadium in Mapusa, Goa.

The Women’s Rights and Football Festival 2017 will comprise of a friendly tournament as well as topic-related workshops and skills-building trainings, the event focuses on football as a tool for addressing discrimination against women and girls, and fight for empowerment and gender equality. Discover Football use football to strengthen mutual solidarity to fight for women´s rights, sexual and reproductive health rights and for a more inclusive football.

Therefore, Discover Football invite women teams from across India to apply for participation of the festival.

The main goals of the event are to share experiences and bring together women from different backgrounds, to learn from each other and build a strong network. To foster the exchange and stress the idea of overcoming cultural, religious and language barriers, the tournament will be played by mixed teams put together from the pool of chosen teams.

To register for the Tournament in ENGLISH go to: http://www.discoverfootball.de/en/projects/discover-football-festival-in-india-2017/applications-for-teams-based-in-india-english/

To register for the Tournament in HINDI go to: http://www.discoverfootball.de/en/projects/discover-football-festival-in-india-2017/applications-for-teams-based-in-india-hindi/

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