EXEMPLARY BRITISH COUNCIL SCHEME ‘WILL TACKLE SEXIST ATTITUDES’
by NADEEM BADSHAH A PROJECT using cricket to tackle sexism in India’s schools has been praised by sports chiefs in the UK. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), coaches and charities have hailed the British Council-funded scheme where thousands of girls in India play the sport while boys learn how to dance. The Changing Moves Changing Minds initiative aims to stump gender stereotypes and promote equality between the sexes in states including West Bengal. Around 300,000 youngsters will take part in lessons given by teachers who will receive specialist training over the next three years. An ECB spokesman told…
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