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The global/local exhibition REAL GROUND started in Mexico City

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Mexico City. – Ganando Terreno se mueve en México. La campaña pretende generar semillas de cambio, destacar la fuerza, motivación y pasión de las mujeres que juegan, y aumentar la conciencia sobre la lucha de las mujeres dentro del fútbol.

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FIFA’s turf debate part of soccer’s long-standing gender problem

The symbolism of giving a synthetic turf to female athletes runs much deeper than the surface of a pitch

On Jan. 21 a group of more than 40 female soccer players dropped a gender discrimination lawsuit against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association. The complaint was filed in October, opposing FIFA’s decision to hold the upcoming Women’s World Cup tournament on synthetic turf instead of real grass. The men’s games have never been played on artificial turf, and the next two men’s tournaments, in 2018 and 2022, will be played on real grass. Continue reading