Cricket is tackling sexism in India's schools

Cricket is tackling sexism in India's schools
 

Hundreds of thousands of pupils in schools across India are getting lessons in the art of cricket.
But for a country which counts the sport as a national passion, these classes are not about finding another cricket superstar such as Virat Kohli.
Instead the aim is to challenge gender stereotypes and promote equality between the sexes.
Sumita Kumari, a teacher at Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya school in Dakshin Dinajpur, West Bengal says around 80% of India's population is from rural areas, where many children are likely to face "certain notions about gender roles".
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22 August 2018 in Business, Views: 65
Source: BBC
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